Sec. 10. REPORT TO CONGRESS.

The Secretary shall report to the appropriate Committees on the implementation of this Act. The report shall include— (1) a biennial assessment of— (A) the estimated number of acres of wetlands and habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds that were restored, protected, or enhanced during such two-year period by Federal, State, and local agencies and other entities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico; (B) trends in the populations size and distribution of North American migratory birds; (C) the status of efforts to establish agreements with nations in the western hemisphere pursuant to section 16; and (D) wetlands conservation projects funded under this Act, listed and identified by type, conservation mechanism (such as acquisition, easement, or lease), location, and duration. (2) an annual assessment of the status of wetlands conservation projects, including an accounting of expenditures by Federal, State, and other United States entities, and expenditures by Canadian and Mexican sources to carry out these projects.

Sec. 16. OTHER AGREEMENTS.

(a) The Secretary shall undertake with the appropriate officials of nations in the western hemisphere to establish agreements, modeled after the (North American Waterfowl Management) Plan or the (Tripartite) Agreement, for the protection of migratory birds identified in section 13(a)(5) of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act of 1980 (16 U.S.C. 2912(a)). When any such agreements are reached, the Secretary shall make recommendations to the appropriate Committees on legislation necessary to implement the agreements.

Last updated: October 9, 2014