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.


Jan 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Luis Fortuño

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large



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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 ... Read more >

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Jan 17, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5046”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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