S 538

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 538

To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 10, 2011

Mr. CARDIN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REAUTHORIZATION OF NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION ACT.

    Section 10 of the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 6109) is amended to read as follows:

`SEC. 10. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    `(a) In General- There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act such sums as are necessary for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2017.

    `(b) Use of Funds- Of the amounts made available under subsection (a) for each fiscal year, not less than 75 percent shall be expended for projects carried out at a location outside of the United States.'.

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