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Official Title as Introduced

To convey certain Federal lands to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

12/08/2000Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

12/08/2000Referred to House Resources
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2000Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2000Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/08/2000Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services12/08/2000 Referred to
House Resources12/08/2000 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/08/2000)

Conveys to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico the conservation zones on the western end of the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, designated for transfer or transferred to the Secretary of the Interior.

Requires that: (1) the conveyed areas be managed for conservation purposes subject to a cooperative agreement between Puerto Rico and the Secretary; (2) areas adjacent to such areas be considered for inclusion under the agreement; and (3) such agreement be implemented in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust and other interested parties.

Requires all conveyed lands to be managed to protect and preserve their natural resources.

Permits amounts necessary to carry out the cooperative agreement to be made available to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to establish and manage an endowment for the management of such lands.