H.R.5409 - Cleveland National Forest Responsible Electricity Transmission Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-48] (Introduced 09/19/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||09/23/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health.|
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Summary: H.R.5409 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Cleveland National Forest Responsible Electricity Transmission Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture (the "Secretaries") to issue the necessary grants, easements, permits, plan amendments, and other approvals to allow for the siting and construction of a high-voltage electricity transmission line in part of the Cleveland National Forest in California and adjacent lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service.
Introduced in House (09/19/2002)
Forbids any portion of the transmission line from entering any identified wilderness area.
Assigns primary responsibility for completing the environmental and other reviews necessary for the implementation of this Act to the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management. States that it is anticipated that this Act will make it unnecessary to construct regional transmission lines through heavily populated lands in the Temecula Valley.
Subjects the right-of-way to such terms and conditions as the Secretaries set forth to protect historic, cultural, and natural resources under their respective jurisdictions.