H.R.388 - Crane Conservation Act of 2009

To assist in the conservation of cranes by supporting and providing, through projects of persons and organizations with expertise in crane conservation, financial resources for the conservation programs of countries the activities of which directly or indirectly affect cranes and the ecosystems of cranes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To assist in the conservation of cranes by supporting and providing, through projects of persons and organizations with expertise in crane conservation, financial resources for the conservation programs of countries the activities of which directly or indirectly affect cranes and the ecosystems of cranes. as introduced.
  • Short: Crane Conservation Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Crane Conservation Act of 2009 as passed house.

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Result: Passed - April 21, 2009

Roll call number 193 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 388 Crane Conservation Act of 2009

 

Official Summary

Crane Conservation Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance for approved projects relating to the conservation of cranes, using amounts in the Crane Conservation Fund established by this Act. Allows a project proposal to be submitted by: (1) any w

Official Summary

Crane Conservation Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance for approved projects relating to the conservation of cranes, using amounts in the Crane Conservation Fund established by this Act. Allows a project proposal to be submitted by:
(1) any wildlife management authority of a country located in the African, Asian, European, or North American range of a species of crane that carries out at least one activity that affects crane populations;
(2) the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora; and
(3) any person or organization with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of cranes. Establishes the Crane Conservation Fund in the Multinational Species Conservation Fund.Authorizes the Secretary to convene an advisory group representing public and private organizations actively involved in the conservation of cranes to assist in carrying out this Act.Authorizes appropriations.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.388

  • Humane Society of the United States
  • American Bird Conservancy
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
  • International Crane Foundation
  • audubon nature institute
  • National Wildlife Refuge Association
  • ...and 4 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.388

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