S. 2739 (110th): Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008


Mar 10, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-229


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: May 1, 2008
Length: 123 pages

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Full Title

A bill to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the Department of Energy, to implement further the Act approving the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America, to amend the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003, and for other purposes.


The Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–229, S. 2739, 122 Stat. 754-876, enacted May 8, 2008; CNRA) was an act passed in the 110th United States Congress and enacted on May 8, 2008.

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Mar 10, 2008

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Mar 11, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Apr 10, 2008
Passed Senate

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Apr 29, 2008
Passed House

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May 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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