S.429 - Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] (Introduced 02/17/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/15/2005 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 109-28. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S.203, which became Public Law 109-338 on 10/12/2006.|
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Summary: S.429 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act - Establishes the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Introduced in Senate (02/17/2005)
Designates the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc., as the Areas' management entity, which shall: (1) submit to the Secretary of the Interior for approval a management plan which includes policies, strategies, and recommendations for conservation, funding, management, development, and interpretation of the Area; and (2) assist local governments, regional planning organizations, and nonprofit organizations in implementing the plan. Prohibits the entity from using Federal funds received under this Act to acquire real property. Authorizes the Secretary to provide technical and financial assistance to the Area and enter into cooperative agreements with the management entity to develop and implement the plan.