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H.R. 6040 (102nd): To authorize United States participation in the Cascadia Corridor Commission.


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9/25/1992--Introduced. Authorizes the United States to participate in the Cascadia Corridor Commission to be established as a bilateral advisory commission in coordination with the Canadian Government and State, provincial, and local governments in the Cascadia region along Interstate 5/Highway 99 from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Eugene, Oregon. Authorizes the Commission to: (1) establish a forum to coordinate consideration of regional issues in the Cascadia region; and (2) develop a strategy for environmentally sound economic development in such region and submit such plan to the Congress, the Canadian Parliament, the legislature of British Columbia, and the State legislatures of Oregon and Washington. Requires the strategy to consider environmental management, urban development, transportation, communications, and education. Authorizes appropriations.