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Introduced in Senate (07/17/2000)

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.

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.

Authorizes appropriations.