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Introduced in House (04/04/2001)

Community Character Act of 2001 - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a program to provide grants to States (including tribal governments and Native Hawaiian organizations) to assist in the development or revision of land use planning legislation and the creation or revision of State and multi-State comprehensive land use plans or plan elements.

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.

Authorizes increased Federal cost sharing for projects with tribal governments or Native Hawaiian organizations.