New Cosponsor — Mar 5, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. José Serrano [D-NY15]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (6 Democrats).
Mar 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2012
Length: 3 pages
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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4131 — 112th Congress: El Yunque National Forest Preservation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4131
“H.R. 4131 — 112th Congress: El Yunque National Forest Preservation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4131>
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