S.2350 - Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] (Introduced 04/27/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||04/27/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4430-4431) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2350 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/27/2004)
Long Island Sound Stewardship Act of 2004 - Establishes the Long Island Sound Stewardship System Region in Connecticut and New York.
Establishes the Long Island Sound Stewardship Coordinating Committee to evaluate applications: (1) from owners or other controlling parties to have qualifying land within the Region designated as "stewardship sites" for purposes of awarding preservation funds; and (2) from government or nonprofit organizations qualified to hold conservation easements for funds to purchase land or development rights for stewardship sites.
Requires the Committee to develop and publish a management plan that describes the current status of Long Island Sound, the Committee's role in protecting it, and details of the stewardship site designation program.