16 U.S. Code § 704. Determination as to when and how migratory birds may be taken, killed, or possessed
2019—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 116–9 added subsec. (c).
1998—Pub. L. 105–312 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1936—Act June 20, 1936, substituted “conventions” for “convention” in two places.
Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior by Reorg. Plan, No. II of 1939, see Transfer of Functions note set out under section 701 of this title.
Secretary of the Interior empowered to promulgate regulations under this section without approval, ratification, or other action of President, see section 2(b) of Ex. Ord. No. 10250, June 5, 1951, 16 F.R. 5385, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 3, The President.
Pub. L. 105–312, title I, § 104, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2956, directed that no later than 5 years after Oct. 30, 1998, the Secretary of the Interior submit to the appropriate Senate and House committees a report analyzing the effect of certain amendments made by Pub. L. 105–312, and the general practice of baiting, on migratory bird conservation and law enforcement efforts under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703 et seq.).