S.2995 - Community Character Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Chafee, Lincoln [R-RI] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7911-7912) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2995 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Community Character Act of 2000 - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a program to provide grants to States to assist in the development or revision of land use planning legislation and the creation or revision of State comprehensive land use plans or plan elements.
Introduced in Senate (07/27/2000)
Requires grant funds to be used to obtain technical assistance in: (1) drafting such legislation; (2) research and development for land use planning programs and requirements relating to the development of State guide plans; (3) conducting workshops, educating and consulting policy makers, and involving citizens in the planning process; and (4) integrating State and regional concerns and land use plans with such Federal plans.
Requires each Federal land management agency to designate, provide information to, and participate in community events as requested by, a coordinator to work with State planning directors on funded projects.