S. 127 (110th): A bill to amend the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000 to explain the purpose and provide for the administration of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge.

Introduced:
Jan 04, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Wayne Allard
Senator from Colorado
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 04, 2007
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 2605 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 07, 2006

H.R. 1658 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 22, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 2007
Reported by Committee Jan 30, 2008
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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4/10/2008--Reported to Senate amended.
Amends the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000 to provide that the purpose of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge shall be to restore, enhance, and maintain wetland, upland, riparian, and other habitats for native wildlife, plant, and fish species in the San Luis Valley. Instructs the Secretary of the Interior, in administering the Refuge, to:
(1) emphasize migratory bird conservation; and
(2) take into consideration the role of the Refuge in broader landscape conservation efforts.
Provides for the Secretary, in administering water resources for the Refuge and subject to any existing agreement and to the extent consistent with the purposes of the Refuge, to use decreed water rights on the Refuge in approximately the same manner that the water rights have been used historically.

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