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.
Act June 20, 1936, ch. 634, § 2, 49 Stat. 1556, provided in part that the amendment by section 2 is effective as of the day aforesaid (June 30, 1937). See note under section 703 of this title.
Pub. L. 115–334, title XII, § 12601, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 5003, provided that:
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.).
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.
For delegation to Secretary of the Interior of authority vested in President, see Ex. Ord. No. 10752, Feb. 12, 1958, 23 F.R. 973, set out as a note under section 715j of Title 15, Commerce and Trade.
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.