H.R.5145 - National Fish and Wildlife Policy Fellowship Program Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.5145 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Introduced in House (09/23/2004)
National Fish and Wildlife Policy Fellowship Program Act of 2004 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to award fellowships to qualified graduate and post-graduate level students engaged in advanced degree programs concerning freshwater and anadromous fish, wildlife, conservation management, or biology in order to: (1) provide such students with opportunities to participate in the policy process within executive and legislative branches of the Federal Government; and (2) provide Federal agencies and Congress with specific expertise to aid in the effective management of the nation's natural living resources.
Requires the Secretary to strive to ensure equal access to the fellowship program for minority and disadvantaged students and to report to Congress on such efforts.
States that the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shall administer fellowships awarded under this Act.