S.J.Res.125 - A joint resolution relating to responsible trade and conservation of tropical forest resources.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 05/10/1989)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/10/1989 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.125 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/10/1989)
Declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) encourage imports of products derived from sustainable uses of tropical rain forests; (2) work with and furnish assistance to nations owning such forests to ensure maintenance and sustainable uses of such forests; (3) encourage nongovernmental organizations to implement sustainable forest management programs for conservation of tropical forests and biological diversity; (4) support model demonstration projects for sustainable use and conservation and support increased research and training in forest ecology and management; and (5) establish bilateral agreements with interested nations to share technology, experience, training, and research in tropical forest conservation.
Requires the President to report to the Congress on the progress made toward the purposes of this Act.