16 U.S. Code § 4406 - Amounts available to carry out this chapter

(a) Omitted
(b) Migratory bird fines, penalties, forfeitures

The sums received under section 707 of this title as penalties or fines, or from forfeitures of property are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of the Interior for purposes of allocation under section 4407 of this title. This subsection shall not be construed to require the sale of instrumentalities.

(c) Authorization of appropriations

In addition to the amounts made available under subsections (a) and (b) of this section, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of the Interior for purposes of allocation under section 4407 of this title not to exceed $60,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2021 through 2025.

(d) Availability of funds

Sums made available under this section shall be available until expended.

Editorial Notes
Codification

Section is comprised of section 7 of Pub. L. 101–233. Subsec. (a) of section 7 of Pub. L. 101–233 amended sections 669b and 669c of this title and enacted provisions set out as a note under section 669b of this title.

Amendments

2020—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 116–188 substituted “not to exceed $60,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2021 through 2025.” for “not to exceed—” and pars. (1) to (5), authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 2003 through 2006 and fiscal years 2008 through 2012.

2006—Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 109–322 substituted “each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012” for “fiscal year 2007”.

2002—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–308 substituted “not to exceed—” and pars. (1) to (5) for “not to exceed $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2003.”

2000—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–553 substituted “$50,000,000” for “$30,000,000”.

1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–312 substituted “not to exceed $30,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2003.” for “not to exceed $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1995 and 1996 and $30,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1997 and 1998.”

1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–375 substituted “$20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1995 and 1996 and $30,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1997 and 1998” for “$15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994”.

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