H.R.3955 - Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Acevedo-Vila, Anibal [D-PR-At Large] (Introduced 03/13/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-409|
|Latest Action:||11/15/2002 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.3955 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Caribbean National Forest Wilderness Act of 2002 - Designates approximately 10,000 acres of land in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as the El Toro Wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Reported to House amended (04/16/2002)
Provides that designation of the Wilderness shall not be construed to prevent within the area's boundaries: (1) installation and maintenance of hydrologic, meteorological, climatological, or atmospheric data collection and transmission facilities essential to the scientific research purposes of the Luquillo Experimental Forest if the scale and scope of facility development are not detrimental to the area's wilderness characteristics; (2) construction and maintenance of nesting structures, observation blinds, and population monitoring platforms for threatened and endangered species; or (3) construction and maintenance of trails to such facilities as necessary for research purposes and the recovery of such species.