Summary: S.2251 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/26/1998)

Lackawanna Valley American Heritage Area Act of 1998 - Establishes the Lackawanna Valley American Heritage Area in Pennsylvania.

Requires the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority (the management entity for the Area) to develop and submit to the Secretary for approval a management plan that presents comprehensive recommendations for the conservation, funding, management, and development of the Area.

Prohibits the use of Federal funds received under this Act to acquire real property or interest therein.

Authorizes the Secretary, at the request of the management entity, to provide technical and financial assistance to the management entity to develop and implement the management plan.

Terminates any grant or other assistance under this Act after September 30, 2012.

Authorizes appropriations. Limits the Federal share of the cost of activities carried out using any assistance or grant under this Act to 50 percent.