H.R. 3824, The Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005
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H.R. 3824 would amend the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and authorize appropriations to the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Department of Agriculture of whatever amounts are necessary to carry out the act through 2010. The bill also would create new financial assistance programs and provide statutory authority for certain other grants and cooperative agreements administered by DOI. The legislation also would require the Secretary of the Interior to pay aid to private landowners who are prohibited from using their property under certain circumstances.