S.1573 - Natural Resources Reinvestment Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] (Introduced 09/09/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||09/09/1999 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1573 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Natural Resources Reinvestment Act of 1999 - Establishes the Land and Water Resources Stewardship Council to oversee grants for State land and water conservation programs.
Introduced in Senate (09/09/1999)
Amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to appropriate funds for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, to be used for outdoor conservation, recreation, and open space resource activities.
Amends the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978 to provide grants for the acquisition or development of new park land or neighborhood recreation sites.
Extends permanently the Historic Preservation Fund.
Establishes in the Land and Water Conservation Fund a special account for grants for the conservation of State land or water of national or regional significance.
State Conservation Assistance Grants Act of 1999 - Establishes the Environmental Stewardship Fund, to be apportioned to: (1) historically oil and gas productive coastal States for Continental Shelf environmental remediation and administrative expenses; and (2) other States for clean air, water, habitat and wildlife, parks and recreation, and other conservation activities.
Amends the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act of 1980 to require States receiving apportionments from the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund (established herein) to develop and implement programs for the conservation of fish and wildlife species that are not hunted, trapped, or fished.
Provides funds for the acquisition or restoration of watershed wetland, adjacent land, or buffer strips.
Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to establish and carry out a grant program for protecting farmland topsoil by limiting nonagricultural uses.