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S.51: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 11 (7 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action June 5, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Reauthorizes through FY2019 and revises the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act.

Increases from 23 to 28 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 f...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 5, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 413.
June 5, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 113-183.
Feb. 6, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.