Note: Markup immediately followed hearing “Advancing Effective Conservation Policy Worldwide: Successes, Challenges, and Next Steps.”

H.R. 4819, DELTA Act

H.R. 4819, To promote inclusive economic growth through conservation and biodiversity programs that facilitate transboundary cooperation, improve natural resource management, and build local capacity to protect and preserve threatened wildlife species in the greater Okavango River Basin of southern Africa.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute was offered by Mr. Royce and agreed to by voice vote.

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Summary of Committee Action


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Opening Statements

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