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Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act

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A bill to establish the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/17/2005Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/15/2005Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 109-28.
Action By: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks
02/17/2005Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1647-1649)
Action By: Senate
02/17/2005Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1647)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT]* 02/17/2005
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA]* 02/17/2005
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA]* 02/17/2005

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Energy and Natural Resources02/17/2005 Referred to
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks03/15/2005 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (02/17/2005)

Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act - Establishes the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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.