S.2878 - National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commemoration Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH] (Introduced 07/17/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 106-370|
|Latest Action:||08/30/2000 Star Print ordered on the reported bill.|
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Summary: S.2878 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commemoration Act of 2000 - Establishes the National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commission to, among other things: (1) carry out a plan to commemorate, on March 14, 2003, the centennial of the beginning of the System; and (2) make recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on a long-term plan for the System and measures to enhance natural resources stewardship and expand public enjoyment of the System.
Introduced in Senate (07/17/2000)
Directs the Secretary to develop a long-term plan for the System to address: (1) priority staffing and operational needs; (2) priority maintenance and construction needs; and (3) any transition costs in conducting analyses of newly acquired refuge lands.
Designates 2003 as Year of the Wildlife Refuge.