Summary: H.R.6044 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6044. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/25/1992)

Economic Leadership through Environmental Cooperation Act of 1992 - Directs the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (AID) to establish a Western Hemisphere Biodiversity Cooperation Program within AID to assist (including by purchase of commercial debts of foreign countries) in the establishment and strengthening of biodiversity management organizations to protect biological diversity and to enhance the economic value of the biological resources of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Directs the Administrator of AID to establish a program of Western Hemisphere Biodiversity Cooperation Grants to be awarded to such organizations.

Directs the President to: (1) strengthen the leadership role of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee in the area of environmental technology and services exports; and (2) direct the Committee to develop a comprehensive strategy for expanding the U.S. share of the global market for environmental technology and services. Sets forth the responsibilities of the Committee.

Requires the Committee to study the feasibility of establishing a Western Hemisphere Environmental Partnership to promote hemispheric technological cooperation on environmental problems.