Summary: H.R.5594 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5594. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/27/2000)

Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2000 - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exempt from certain consultation and conferencing any Federal agency action with respect to the conservation of endangered and threatened species that: (1) is consistent with an incidental taking permit; (2) addresses an imminent threat to public health or safety or a catastrophic natural event or compliance with Federal, State, or local safety or public health requirements; (3) consists of routine operation, maintenance, repair, or replacement of a project or facility, including the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and operation of a project or facility in accordance with a previously issued Federal license, permit, or other authorization; or (4) permits activities that occur on private land.

Directs the Secretary to promulgate standards for rendering taxonomic determinations of species and subspecies.

Sets forth provisions for the compensation of Federal actions taken resulting in the diminishment of the value of private property.