PUBLIC LAW 106-108—NOV. 24, 1999 113 STAT. 1493 (2) recommendations concerning other means for the management of mid-continent light goose populations, taking into account the reasons for the population growth specified in section 102(a)(3); (3) an assessment of, and recommendations relating to, conservation of the breeding habitat of mid-continent light geese; (4) an assessment of, and recommendations relating to, conservation of native species of wildlife adversely affected by the overabundance of mid-continent light geese, including the species specified in section 102(a)(5); and (5) an identification of methods for promoting collaboration with the Government of Canada, States, and other interested persons. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2000 through 2002. SEC. 5. DEFINITIONS. 16 USC 703 note. In this Act: (1) MID-CONTINENT LIGHT GEESE. —The term "mid-continent light geese" means Lesser snow geese (Anser caerulescens caerulescens) and Ross' geese (Anser rossii) that primarily migrate between Canada and the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. (2) SECRETARY.— The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior. (3) SERVICE.— The term "Service" means the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Approved November 24, 1999. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2454: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-271 (Comm. on Resources). SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-188 (Comm. on Environment and Public Works). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 145 (1999): Aug. 2, considered and passed House. Nov. 8, considered and passed Senate, amended. Nov. 10, House concurred in Senate amendments.
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