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Passed Senate without amendment (10/10/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Caribbean National Forest Act of 2004 - Designates the El Toro Wilderness in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) prepare a boundary description of the El Toro Wilderness and submit the map and boundary description to specified congressional committees; (2) administer the El Toro Wilderness in accordance with the Wilderness Act and this Act. Requires that the map and boundary description of the El Toro Wilderness be placed on file and be available for public inspection in the office of the Chief of the Forest Service.

Prohibits anything in this Act from precluding the installation and maintenance of hydrologic, meteorological, climatological, or atmospheric data collection and remote transmission facilities that are essential to the scientific research purposes of the Luquillo Experimental Forest.