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Passed House amended (09/17/1990)

Declares that it is the policy of the United States to recognize Brazil's sovereign authority in the Amazon, rejecting any suggestion of international control over the area, and that the United States should adopt a policy to encourage and support conservation efforts initiated by Brazil to protect the Amazon forest. Declares that the United States should redouble its efforts to address development within its own borders in an in an environmentally sound and sustainable manner.