S.1500 - Hawaii Tropical Forest Products Certification Act105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 11/09/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/09/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1500 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/09/1997)
Hawaii Tropical Forest Products Certification Act - Amends the Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to implement a tropical forest products certification program for Hawaii. Authorizes Hawaii to carry out an alternative State program consistent with this Act. Sets forth voluntary certification standards which shall provide for forest conservation and sustainability, and local economic development.
Amends the Federal Crop Insurance Act to establish a Federal crop insurance pilot program to cover eligible producers of forest products.