H.R.1723 - Caribbean National Forest Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Acevedo-Vila, Anibal [D-PR-At Large] (Introduced 04/10/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/22/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1723 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Caribbean National Forest Act of 2003 - 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.
Introduced in House (04/10/2003)
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 when they are essential to the scientific research purposes of the Luquillo Experimental Forest; (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.