H.R. 2679 (104th): An Act to revise the boundary of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge, to expand the Pettaquamscutt Cove National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Nov 28, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 104-212.
Sponsor
Bill Barrett
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 17, 1996
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1780 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 1996

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 1, 1996.

Progress
Introduced Nov 28, 1995
Referred to Committee Nov 28, 1995
Reported by Committee Mar 28, 1996
Passed House Apr 23, 1996
Passed Senate with Changes Jun 27, 1996
House Agreed to Changes Sep 17, 1996
Signed by the President Oct 01, 1996
 
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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Natural Resources

Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife

Senate Environment and Public Works

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6/27/1996--Passed Senate amended.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I - North Platte National Wildlife Refuge Title II: Pettaquamscutt Cove National Wildlife Refuge Title I: North Platte National Wildlife Refuge
Terminates the secondary jurisdiction of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over specified land at the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge in Nebraska. Revokes Executive Order Number 2446, dated August 21, 1916, with respect to the lands.
Title II - Pettaquamscutt Cove National Wildlife Refuge
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the Foddering Farm Acres in Rhode Island for addition to the Pettaquamscutt Cove National Wildlife Refuge. Revises the boundaries of the Refuge to include such Area. Provides for future expansion and adjustment of the boundaries of the Refuge through acquisition of lands, waters, and interests therein. Authorizes appropriations.

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