H.R.3808 - Consistent Public Land Laws Enforcement Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McInnis, Scott [R-CO-3] (Introduced 02/27/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||03/06/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.|
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Summary: H.R.3808 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Consistent Public Land Laws Enforcement Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the National Park Service Organic Act, and other Federal law to classify as a Class B misdemeanor a violation of any regulation concerning the management, use, and protection of National Park System lands, National Forest lands, and other public lands. Makes a person guilty of a Class A misdemeanor (subject to a higher fine and/or imprisonment) for the knowing and willful violation of any such regulation. Provides authority to adjudge persons who commit such a violation to pay all costs of the proceedings.
Introduced in House (02/27/2002)
Allows fines so collected to be used to: (1) cover the costs of improvement, protection, or rehabilitation of the public lands rendered necessary by such violation; and (2) increase public awareness of such regulations and other requirements concerning public land use.