BY JOY WHITE
The slow progress of the Biosecurity Division and the Invasive Species Council has been marked by a lack of funds to hire staff and the lack of support from relevant government agencies.
Public Law 31-43 created the Invasive Species Council, the Biosecurity Division and the Invasive Species Fee Fund. The law originally anticipated that the fund would collect $2 million per year from fee collections, which was to be used to recruit and hire a territorial invasive species coordinator; provide staff for the Biosecurity Division to inspect and to quarantine and . . .
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