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An Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to provide cooperative forestry assistance to States and others, and for other purposes.
An Act to direct the Secretary of
all federal environmental and natural resources laws.
domain lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management
for use by the counties for the benefit of public schools, roads, and other purposes.
SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION
(114 Stat. 1607)
This Act provides counties with the option of continuing to receive payments under the 25 percent fund or electing to receive their share of the average of the three highest 25 percent payments during the period of 1986 through 1999, called the full payment option. Twenty-five percent payments were based on timber receipts.
An Act to restore stability and predictability to the annual payments made to States and counties containing National Forest System lands and public
An Act to more effectively meet the obligations of the United States under the migratory bird treaty with Great Britain by lessening the dangers threatening migratory game birds from drainage and other causes, by the acquisition of areas of land and of water to furnish in perpetuity reservations for the adequate protection of such birds, and authorizing appropriations for the establishment of such areas, their maintenance and improvement, and for other purposes.
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act implements various treaties and conventions between the U.S. and Canada, Japan, Mexico and the former Soviet Union for the protection of migratory birds. Under the Act, taking, killing or possessing migratory birds is unlawful. Unless permitted by regulations, the Act provides that it is unlawful to pursue, hunt, take, capture or kill; attempt to take, capture or kill; possess, offer to or sell, barter, purchase, deliver or cause to be shipped, exported, imported, transported, carried or received any migratory bird, part, nest, egg or product, manufactured or not.