Home > 107th Congressional Bills > H.R. 513 (ih) To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide more equitable civil service retirement and retention provisions for National Guard technicians. [Introduced in House] ...

H.R. 513 (ih) To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide more equitable civil service retirement and retention provisions for National Guard technicians. [Introduced in House] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 512

 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct an education 
 and administrative center at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in 
                        Box Elder County, Utah.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 31, 2003

Mr. Bishop of Utah introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                       the Committee on Resources

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct an education 
 and administrative center at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in 
                        Box Elder County, Utah.

    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 ``Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 
Visitor Center Act''.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

     Congress finds the following:
            (1) The Bear River marshes have been a historical waterfowl 
        oasis and an important inland waterfowl flyway for thousands of 
        years.
            (2) Congress created the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 
        as one of the first National Wildlife Refuges, for the purpose 
        of protecting waterfowl habitat and migratory birds, educating 
        the public regarding, and enhancing public appreciation of, 
        waterfowl habitat and migratory birds.
            (3) The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge was virtually 
        destroyed by the devastating floods that occurred between 1983 
        and 1985.
            (4) Refuge employees, aided by volunteers, have taken 
        valiant actions to rebuild the Refuge by restoring habitat, 
        increasing its attractiveness to waterfowl, reducing waterfowl 
        botulism, and providing recreational and educational 
        opportunities to the public.
            (5) The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge lacks a functional 
        education and administrative center.
            (6) The creation of such a facility would significantly 
        enhance public appreciation of waterfowl and the need to 
        preserve waterfowl habitat.
            (7) Congress has taken significant steps to provide funding 
        for the construction of an education and administrative center.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

     For the purpose of this Act, the following definitions apply:
            (1) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.
            (2) Refuge.--The term ``Refuge'' means the Bear River 
        Migratory Bird Refuge in Box Elder County, Utah.
            (3) Education and administrative center.--The term 
        ``Education and Administrative Center'' means the facility 
        identified in the Environmental Assessment dated 1991 and 
        entitled ``Restoration and Expansion of the Bear River 
        Migratory Bird Refuge''.

SEC. 4. AUTHORIZATION OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE EDUCATION CENTER.

    (a) Construction.--The Secretary shall construct the Education and 
Administrative Center at the Refuge for the purposes of providing for 
the interpretation of resources of the Refuge for the education and 
benefit of the public, the advancement of research, protection, and 
health of waterfowl habitat, and for the administration of the Bear 
River Migratory Bird Refuge.
    (b) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated $11,000,000 to carry out subsection (a).

SEC. 5. MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIREMENTS.

    (a) Donation of Funds and Services.--The Secretary may accept 
donations of funds and services from nonprofit organizations, State and 
local governments, and private citizens for the construction of the 
Education and Administrative Center.
    (b) Matching Funds.--The Secretary may not require matching funds 
or contributions in kind with a combined total value of more than 
$1,500,000 for construction of the Education and Administrative Center.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 107th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 S.Con.Res. 10 (is) Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Republic of Korea's unlawful bailout of Hyundai Electronics. [Introduced in Senate] ...
2 S. 490 (is) To provide grants to law enforcement agencies that ensure that law enforcement officers employed by such agencies are afforded due process when involved in a case that may lead to dismissal, demotion, suspension, or transfer. [Introduced in Se...
3 H.Res. 162 (rh) Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2052) to facilitate famine relief efforts and a comprehensive solution to the war in Sudan. [Reported in House] ...
4 H.R. 725 (eh) To direct the Secretary of Commerce to provide for the establishment of a toll-free telephone number to assist consumers in determining whether products are American-made. [Engrossed in House] ...
5 S.Con.Res. 7 (rs) Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should establish an international education policy to enhance national security and significantly further United States foreign policy and global competitiveness, and for other purp...
6 S.Con.Res. 25 (es) [Engrossed in Senate] ...
7 H.R. 2015 (ih) To redesignate the Federal building located at 3348 South Kedzie Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois, as the ``Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center''. [Introduced in House] ...
8 H.Con.Res. 43 (ih) Authorizing the printing of a revised and updated version of the House document entitled ``Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989''. [Introduced in House] ...
9 H.R. 1053 (ih) To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 to reduce the disparate impact of predatory lending on minorities, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
10 H.R. 496 (eh) To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote deployment of [Engrossed in House] ...
11 S. 178 (is) To permanently reenact chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, relating to family farmers. [Introduced in Senate] ...
12 H.R. 2093 (ih) For the relief of Rodney E. Hoover. [Introduced in House] ...
13 H.R. 2063 (ih) To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States the option to provide Medicaid coverage for low-income individuals infected with HIV. [Introduced in House] ...
14 H.R. 140 (ih) To eliminate a limitation with respect to the collection of tolls for use of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York. [Introduced in House] ...
15 H.Con.Res. 76 (ih) Authorizing the use of the East Front of the Capitol Grounds for performances sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. [Introduced in House] ...
16 H.Con.Res. 33 (ih) Recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the Nation's boys and young men. [Introduced in House] ...
17 H.R. 1919 (ih) To remove civil liability barriers surrounding donating fire equipment to volunteer fire companies. [Introduced in House] ...
18 S. 944 (is) To authorize the negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Korea, and to provide for expedited congressional consideration of such an agreement. [Introduced in Senate] ...
19 H.Res. 162 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
20 H.R. 845 (ih) To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require a refund value for certain beverage containers, to provide resources for State pollution prevention and recycling programs, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
21 H.Res. 154 (ih) Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service. [Introduced in House] ...
22 S.Con.Res. 42 (es) [Engrossed in Senate] ...
23 H.R. 773 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a part-time [Introduced in House] ...
24 S. 463 (is) To provide for increased access to HIV/AIDS-related treatments and services in developing foreign countries. [Introduced in Senate] ...
25 H.R. 866 (ih) To prohibit the provision of financial assistance by the Federal Government to any person who is more than 60 days delinquent in the payment of any child support obligation. [Introduced in House] ...
26 H.Con.Res. 74 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
27 H.R. 132 (enr) To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Jacaranda Street in Lanai City, Hawaii, as the ``Goro Hokama Post Office Building''. [Enrolled bill] ...
28 S. 740 (is) To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. [Introduced in Senate] ...
29 S. 595 (is) To amend the Public Health Service Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for nondiscriminatory coverage for substance abuse treatment services under private group and individual...
30 H.Con.Res. 1 (rds) Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate. [Received in the Senate] ...


Other Documents:

107th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy