H.R. 5651 (106th): To convey certain Federal lands to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Dec 08, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Dec 08, 2000
 
Sponsor
Carlos Romero-Barceló
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 08, 2000
Length
5 pages
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Armed Services

House Natural Resources

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12/8/2000--Introduced.
Conveys to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico the conservation zones on the western end of the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, designated for transfer or transferred to the Secretary of the Interior.Requires that:
(1) the conveyed areas be managed for conservation purposes subject to a cooperative agreement between Puerto Rico and the Secretary;
(2) areas adjacent to such areas be considered for inclusion under the agreement; and
(3) such agreement be implemented in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust and other interested parties.Requires all conveyed lands to be managed to protect and preserve their natural resources.Permits amounts necessary to carry out the cooperative agreement to be made available to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to establish and manage an endowment for the management of such lands.

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