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SA 3766. Mr. HATCH submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. Harkin (for himself, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Grassley) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place, insert the following:


(1) Of the amounts made available in Subsection
__--the Secretary shall reserve $5,000,000 to remain available until expended to initiate a pilot program in partnership with local Water Conservation Districts for watershed restoration and the protection and enhancement of native, introduced, and sensitive forage grass and browse, plant species for use by wildlife and livestock in the Paunsaugunt Plateau and adjacent public and private lands in the region.

(2)APPROVAL.--The Secretary may also approve regional conservation activities under this subsection to facilitate vegetative manipulation of climax pinion juniper rangeland, restoration of erosion drainage areas and riparian areas in cooperation with local Water Conservation Districts.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)