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H.R.263: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Mike Grimm, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Reauthorizes and revises the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act.

Increases the number of directors appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Board of Directors. Makes uniform the experience required of each such appointee. Requires the Foundation to have an Executive Director who is appointed by the Board and is knowledgeable and experienced in matters relating to fish and wildlife conservation.

Gives the Foundation the power to receive and administer restitution and community service payments, amounts for mitigation of impacts to natural resources, and other amounts arising from legal, regulatory, or administrative proceedings, as long as the funds are used for the conservation and management of fish, wildlife, plants, and other natural resources.

Repeals provisions authorizing the Foundation to establish a national whale ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.