Summary

1/22/2013--Introduced.National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Reauthorizes and revises the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to... Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Feb 6, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To reauthorize and amend the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013''.

SEC. 2. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FOUNDATION.

(a) In General.--Section 3 of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act (16 U.S.C. 3702) is amended-- (1) in subsection (b)-- (A) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following: ``(2) In general.--After consulting with the Secretary of Commerce and considering the recommendations submitted by the Board, the Secretary of the Interior shall appoint 28 Directors who, to the maximum extent practicable, shall-- ``(A) be knowledgeable and experienced in matters relating to the conservation of fish, wildlife, or other natural resources; and ``(B) represent a balance of expertise in ocean, coastal, freshwater, and terrestrial resource conservation.''; and (B) by striking paragraph (3) and inserting the following: ``(3) Terms.--Each Director (other than a Director described in paragraph (1)) shall be appointed for a term of 6 years.''; and (2) in subsection (g)(2)-- (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``(A) Officers and employees may not be appointed until the Foundation has sufficient funds to pay them for their service. Officers'' and inserting the following: ``(A) In general.--Officers''; and (B) by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following: ``(B) Executive director.--The Foundation shall have an Executive Director who shall be-- ``(i) appointed...

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I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because...This is the responsibility of the states

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WaTT
OH-11
10 months ago

I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because... It is the responsibility OF THE STATES.

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Anonymous165098
SC-1
11 months ago

I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because...all hunting and fishing should be regulated only by the states.

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KY
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Anonymous306048
KY-4
11 months ago

I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because we do not spend Federal tax dollars on a private foundation. We currently have OVER $17 BILLION in Federal debt and climbing. I urge you to oppose this bill as well as ALL wasteful Federal spending.

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CA
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Evaluator
CA-50
11 months ago

I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because...same old crap to take land for gain of the criminal regime. STOP IT AND STAND UP FOR THE PEOPLE!

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OH
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SPIN1963
OH-2
11 months ago

I oppose The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act because a non-profit should not need government authorization. I assume that the "authorization" actually means Federal funding, which I oppose. Non-governmental organizations should be funded by their membership.

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Anonymous491228
FL-27
11 months ago

Bill Summary

1/22/2013--Introduced.National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Reauthorizes and revises the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act. Requires the Secretary of the Interior to appoint 28 directors (currently, 23) who are knowledgeable and experienced in matters relating to conservation of fish, wildlife, or other natural resources and represent a balance of expertise in ocean, coastal, freshwater, and terrestrial resource conservation. Removes limitations on the appointment of such Foundation's officers and employees. Requires the Foundation's Executive Director to be appointed by and serve at the direction of the Board as the chief executive officer and to be 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, subject to the condition that the amounts are received or administered for purposes that further the conservation and management of fish, wildlife, plants, and other natural resources. Repeals provisions authorizing the Foundation to establish a national whale conservation endowment fund. Authorizes appropriations for the Foundation for FY2014-FY2019. Authorizes the Foundation to: (1) assess and collect fees for the management of amounts received from federal agencies; and (2) use such federal funds for matching contributions made by private persons, state and local agencies, and other entities (current law requires such use).

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