[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-149
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to establish
requirements regarding payment of the non-Federal share of the costs of
wetlands conservation projects in Canada that are funded under that Act,
and for other purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. PAYMENT OF NON-FEDERAL SHARE OF PROJECTS IN MEXICO AND
CANADA UNDER NORTH AMERICAN WETLANDS
CONSERVATION ACT.

(a) In General.--Section 8(b)(3) of the North American Wetlands
Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 4407(b)(3)) is amended to read as follows:
``(3) The non-Federal share of the United States contribution to the
costs of such projects may not be derived from Federal grant programs.
In the case of a project carried out in Canada or Mexico, the non-
Federal share of the costs of the project may include cash contributions
from non-United States sources that are used to pay costs of the
project. In the case of a project carried out in Canada, funds from
Canadian sources may comprise up to 50 percent of the non-Federal share
of the costs of the project.''.
(b) <> Application.--The amendment made by
subsection (a) shall apply with respect to any approved and active
wetlands conservation project (as that term is used in section 8(b)(1)
of such Act) carried out with assistance provided under such Act,
including such a project approved before the date of the enactment of
this Act.

Approved March 25, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3433:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-296 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-158 (Comm. on Environment and Public Works).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
Oct. 13, considered and passed
House.
Vol. 156 (2010):
Mar. 9, considered and passed
Senate.