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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 13 pages
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.
Jan 6, 2009
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H.R. 52 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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