Senate Bill 1023
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2018
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-440 on Jan 14, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 3, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 14, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1023
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
Delaware
Massachusetts
New Mexico
North Carolina
Rhode Island
Passed
December 20, 2018
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S7950-7953)
Summary

Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2017

This bill renames the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 as the Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2017.

Non-tropical forests and coral reef ecosystems are included within the scope of, and made eligible for benefits under, the Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2017.

The Tropical Forest Facility is renamed the Conservation Facility.

One or more individuals appointed by the U.S. government may serve on oversight bodies for grants from a debt-for-nature swap or debt buyback regardless of whether the United States is a party to any agreement between the eligible purchaser and the government of the beneficiary country.

The Tropical Forest Fund is renamed the Conservation Fund.

A grant of more than $250,000 from a fund must be approved by the U.S. government and the government of the beneficiary country.

The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 is amended to revise International Monetary Fund criteria for country eligibility.

Text (4)
Amendments (1)
Dec 20, 2018
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 4174
To modify the authorization of appropriations.
Agreed To
Public Record
Created
May 4, 2017 12:26:48 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:21:12 PM