Summary: H.R.4034 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4034. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/31/2007)

Lesser Prairie Chicken National Habitat Preservation Area Act of 2007 - Requires the exchange of certain federal and non-federal lands in New Mexico concerning the establishment under this Act of the Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat Preservation Area in the County of Chaves, New Mexico.

Establishes the Preservation Area for the protection, conservation, and enhancement of habitat for the lesser prairie chicken. Provides for such area to comprise certain public land in the county, as well as those non-federal lands acquired under the land exchange.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) only allow uses of the Preservation Area that will further the purposes for which it is established; and (2) acquire non-federal land in the Preservation Area only from a willing seller or through purchase, exchange, or donation.

Requires the Secretary to develop a plan for the long-range protection and management of the Preservation Area.