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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
      Water and Wildlife
    IntroducedOctober 28th, 2009

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Title

Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance to the State of Louisiana for a pilot program to develop measures to eradicate or control feral swine and to assess and restore wetlands damaged by feral swine.

Summary

Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance to Louisiana to pay the federal share of the cost of a pilot program to: (1) study the damage to wetlands in Louisiana caused by feral swine; and (2) develop methods to eradicate or control feral swine and to restore damaged wetlands. Requires the Secretary to ensure that the pilot program uses the knowledge and expertise gained through activities carried out under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act and the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003. Limits: (1) the federal share of total pilot program costs to 75%; and (2) the amount of the federal financial assistance that may for used for administrative expenses to 10%.