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GLTF FYI - GLFWRA



     The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has reported out 
     the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act.  The Report is 
     favorable for an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
     
     Amendment language includes:
     
     1) Language changes to 'streamline' the bill.
     
     2) Changes to dates for reports.
     
     3) Increase the U.S. FWS portion of the funding authorization (for 
     operation of the Coordination Offices) from $1.5 million to $3.5 
     million.  (Grants funding is $4.5 million, unchanged).
     
     
     
     The House Full Committee markup is scheduled for August 5.