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H.R.1329: Marine Turtle Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Pedro Pierluisi, D-Puerto Rico
Total Cosponsors 14 (11 Democrats, 1 Independent, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Marine Turtle Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 to provide for its applicability to the United States (currently, the Act applies to foreign countries).

Authorizes appropriations to the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund for FY2014-FY2018. Authorizes an increase in the amount available from the Fund for administrative expenses. Requires not less than 20% of amounts made available from the Fund for any fiscal year to be used for projects relating to the conservation of marine turtles in the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 11, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
March 21, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.