Summary: H.R.5709 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5709. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/12/2002)

Life, Liberty, and Property Protection Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exempt from required consultation with the appropriate Secretary any agency action affecting an endangered species that: (1) is authorized, funded, or carried out by the Department of Defense on land under its jurisdiction; or (2) occurs on privately owned land.

Exempts from the prohibition against any act or omission considered a taking of any endangered species of fish or wildlife any act or omission that occurs on land that is either under Department of Defense jurisdiction or privately owned.

Limits the application of the consultation requirement for actions involving plant species.