H.R. 52 (111th): Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Kirk

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 to provide debt relief to developing countries that take action to protect tropical forests and coral reefs and associated coastal marine ecosystems, to reauthorize such Act through fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act - Amends the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 to make forests, coral reefs, and associated coastal marine ecosystem activities eligible for U.S. debt ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 52”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (28D, 7R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 345 (Related)
Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2009

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Last Action: May 5, 2009

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