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Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

Concerning an appropriation for species conservation trust fund projects.
2023 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The act appropriates $5 million from the species conservation trust fund for programs that are designed to conserve native species that state or federal law lists as threatened or endangered or that are candidate species or are likely to become candidate species for such listing as determined by the United States fish and wildlife service. Of the $5 million, the act allocates $750,000 for native terrestrial wildlife conservation, $1,500,000 for native aquatic wildlife conservation, $2,200,000 for the upper Colorado river endangered fish recovery program and the San Juan river basin recovery implementation program, $50,000 for selenium management, research, monitoring, evaluation, and control, and $500,000 for the federal endangered species act litigation program.

APPROVED by Governor June 5, 2023

EFFECTIVE June 5, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/05/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/08/2023 Final Act PDF
    05/01/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/28/2023 Revised PDF
    04/21/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/18/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/30/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details