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Introduced in Senate (03/06/2000)

Conservation and Stewardship Act - Title I: Land and Water Conservation Fund - Land and Water Conservation Fund Act Amendments of 2000 - Amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to provide for a permanent annual appropriation to the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Establishes the Non-Federal Lands of Regional or National Interest Fund.

Title II: Coastal Stewardship - Coastal Stewardship Act of 2000 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to establish the Ocean and Coast Conservation Fund and Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance Fund.

Title III: Wildlife Conservation and Restoration - Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Act of 2000 - Amends the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act to provide for the deposit of an additional annual amount into the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Fund. Establishes a wildlife conservation and restoration subaccount in such fund.

Title IV: Endangered and Threatened Species Habitat Protection - Establishes the Endangered and Threatened Species Recovery Fund for recovery agreements with landowners.

Title V: Historic Preservation Fund - Amends the National Preservation Act to provide for the deposit into the Historic Preservation Fund of a specified annual amount. Allocates amounts to State, local governmental, and tribal historic preservation programs, the American Battlefield Protection Program, and matching grant programs.

Title VI: Natural Resource Restoration Programs - Establishes the National Park System Resource Protection Fund and the Coral Reef Resources Restoration Fund.

Title VII: Urban Park and Forestry Programs - Amends the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978 to establish the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Fund.

Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish the Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Fund.

Title VIII: Conservation Easements - Establishes the Forest Legacy Fund, the Farmland Protection Fund, and the Ranchland Protection Fund.

Title IX: Natural Resource Community Investment Programs - Amends the Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 to establish the Youth Conservation Corps Fund.

Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to establish the Forest Service Rural Development Fund.

Amends the National Forest-Dependent Rural Communities Economic Diversification Act to establish the Forest Service Rural Community Assistance Fund.

Title X: Payment in Lieu of Taxes - Establishes the Payment in Lieu of Taxes Fund.