H.R. 4131 (112th): El Yunque National Forest Preservation Act


Mar 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pedro Pierluisi

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large



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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To facilitate land acquisition for the consolidation of lands located within the boundaries of, or abutting the boundaries of, El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, and to further the protection of the ecological integrity and biological diversity of the National Forest, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/1/2012--Introduced.El Yunque National Forest Preservation Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to acquire, by donation or purchase from willing sellers, tracts of land or interests in land not ... Read more >

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Mar 1, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4131”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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