Summary: H.R.5232 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (07/10/2006)

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

Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge Study Act - Requires the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), to initiate, and, within 12 months, report to specified congressional committees on the results of, a study to evaluate fish and wildlife habitat and aquatic and terrestrial communities in northeastern Pennsylvania for potential acquisition and subsequent inclusion in a future Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

Requires the study to assess the conservation benefits of such a Refuge. Limits the total area of lands, water, and interests that may be acquired for the Refuge to 30,000 acres.

Authorizes appropriations.