Summary: H.R.2548 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/22/1990)

Laguna de Santa Rosa National Wildlife Refuge Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 9,000 acres of land and waters in the vicinity of the Laguna de Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California, containing fish and wildlife habitat appropriate for inclusion in the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Requires the Secretary to establish the area as a national wildlife refuge by publication of a notice in the Federal Register and in a publication of local circulation if and when sufficient property has been acquired.

Lists among the primary purposes for which the refuge is authorized: (1) to preserve and enhance the refuge's lands and waters in a manner that will conserve the natural diversity of fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats; (2) to protect and enhance water quality of aquatic habitats within the refuge; (3) to fulfill U.S. treaty obligations with respect to fish and wildlife and their habitats; and (4) to provide opportunities for compatible scientific research, environmental education, and recreation.

Authorizes appropriations.