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H.R. 3597 (115th): Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 28, 2017.

Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act

This bill amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize the Department of Commerce to award grants to Indian tribes to further achievement of any of the following tribal coastal zone objectives:

protecting, restoring, or preserving areas in the zone that hold important ecological, cultural, or sacred significance for the tribes, or traditional, historic, and esthetic values essential to the tribes; preparing and implementing a special area management plan and technical planning for important coastal areas; and implementing any coastal or shoreline stabilization measure for the purpose of public safety, public access, or cultural or historical preservation.