US SB809 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on March 17 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-17 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Pending: Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Provides support for the conservation of western monarch butterflies (the monarch butterfly population that overwinters along the coast of California and breeds across California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah). Specifically, the bill establishes the Western Monarch Butterfly Rescue Fund. The Department of the Interior must use amounts in the fund to provide grants for the conservation of such butterflies. In addition, Interior must enter into an agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to facilitate the implementation of the Western Monarch Butterfly Conservation Plan, which was prepared by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

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Title

MONARCH Act of 2021 Monarch Action, Recovery, and Conservation of Habitat Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-17SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Same As/Similar To

HB1983 (Same As) 2021-05-21 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

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Bill Comments 750

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