H.R. 5046 (110th): To amend the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1974 to repeal the limitation on the authorized uses of the former bombardment area on the island of Culebra and the prohibition on Federal Government responsibility for decontamination of the area.

Introduced:
Jan 17, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Luis Fortuño
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 17, 2008
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 17, 2008
Referred to Committee Jan 17, 2008
 
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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Armed Services

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1/17/2008--Introduced.
Amends the Military Construction Act, 1974 to repeal the prohibition against use of the former bombardment area on the island of Culebra (Puerto Rico) for any purpose that would require decontamination of the area at U.S. expense.

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