Summary: S.2426 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/05/1990)

National Tree Trust Act of 1990 - Title I: National Tree Trust - Authorizes the President to designate a private nonprofit organization meeting certain criteria the National Tree Trust Foundation, which shall promote tree planting. Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to make a grant to the Foundation in FY 1991.

Title II: Assistance for Tree Planting and Forest Improvement - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to establish rural and community tree planting and forest improvement programs as special components of the Rural and Urban Forestry Assistance Programs under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act. Provides for financial, technical, and related assistance to State foresters in order to assist nonindustrial private landowners, local governments, civic organizations, and individuals to plant, maintain, and improve trees and forests. Authorizes the Secretary to develop a cost-sharing program (with a Federal share of up to 75 percent) to encourage tree planting and management on nonindustrial private lands.

Title III: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations.