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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act

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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act

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A bill to establish the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area in the State of Louisiana.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
02/16/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Domenici without amendment. With written report No. 109-5.
01/31/2005Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
02/16/2005Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
Action By: Senate
02/16/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Domenici without amendment. With written report No. 109-5.
02/09/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
01/31/2005Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S651-652)
Action By: Senate
01/31/2005Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S649-651)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA]* 01/31/2005

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Energy and Natural Resources01/31/2005 Referred to
02/09/2005 Markup by
02/16/2005 Reported by S. Rept. 109-5

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Reported to Senate without amendment (02/16/2005)

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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act - (Sec. 3) Establishes the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area in Louisiana.

Designates the Atchafalaya Trace Commission as the local coordinating entity (the entity) of the Heritage Area.

(Sec. 4) Prohibits the use of Federal funds received under this Act to acquire real property.

(Sec. 5) Requires the Commission to develop and implement a management plan, subject to the Secretary of the Interior's approval, that incorporates an integrated and cooperative approach to protect, interpret, and enhance the resources of the Heritage Area.

(Sec. 6) Establishes a procedure for the voluntary inclusion of private property in the Heritage Area.

(Sec. 7) Sets forth private property protections.

(Sec. 8) Declares the effect of this Act with regard to certain authorities and powers.

(Sec. 9) Requires the entity to report to the Secretary concerning its expenditures for any year Federal funds are made available under this Act.

(Sec. 10) Authorizes appropriations. Limits: (1) the availability of funds for any fiscal year to $1,000,000; and (2) the Federal share of the total cost of any activity assisted under this Act to 50 percent.

(Sec. 11) Terminates the authority of the Secretary to provide assistance to the entity 15 years after enactment.