COMPARISON OF CARA HR701 IN THE 106th and 107th CONGRESS

OLD CARA HR 701
PASSED BY HOUSE 5/11/00

NEW CARA HR 701
INTRODUCED 2/14/01

[DOCID: f:h701rfs.txt] 106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 701

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 11, 2000

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources AN ACT

To provide Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance to State and local governments, to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978, and the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (commonly referred to as the Pittman-Robertson Act) to establish a fund to meet the outdoor conservation and recreation needs of the American people, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

HR 701 IH

107th CONGRESS - 1st Session

H. R. 701 To use royalties from Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas production to establish a fund to meet the outdoor conservation and recreation needs of the American people, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 14, 2001 Mr. YOUNG of Alaska (for himself, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. TAUZIN, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. JOHN, Mr. HANSEN, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. COOKSEY, and Mr. SAXTON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources

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A BILL To use royalties from Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas production to establish a fund to meet the outdoor conservation and recreation needs of the American people, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Conservation and Reinvestment Act of 2000''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title. 
Sec. 2. Table of contents. 
Sec. 3. Definitions. 
Sec. 4. Annual reports. 
Sec. 5. Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 6. Limitation on use of available amounts for administration. 
Sec. 7. Recordkeeping requirements. 
Sec. 8. Maintenance of effort and matching funding. 
Sec. 9. Sunset. 
Sec. 10. Protection of private property rights. 
Sec. 11. Signs.

TITLE I--IMPACT ASSISTANCE AND COASTAL CONSERVATION

Sec. 101. Impact assistance formula and payments. 
Sec. 102. Coastal State conservation and impact assistance plans.

TITLE II--LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND REVITALIZATION

Sec. 201. Amendment of Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. 
Sec. 202. Extension of fund; treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 203. Availability of amounts. 
Sec. 204. Allocation of Fund. 
Sec. 205. Use of Federal portion. 
Sec. 206. Allocation of amounts available for State purposes. 
Sec. 207. State planning. 
Sec. 208. Assistance to States for other projects. 
Sec. 209. Conversion of property to other use. 
Sec. 210. Water rights. 
Sec. 211. Requirements for acquisition of lands in Montana with Federal portion.

TITLE III--WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION

Sec. 301. Purposes. 
Sec. 302. Definitions. 
Sec. 303. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 304. Apportionment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 305. Education. 
Sec. 306. Prohibition against diversion.

TITLE IV--URBAN PARK AND RECREATION RECOVERY PROGRAM AMENDMENTS

Sec. 401. Amendment of Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978. 
Sec. 402. Purpose. 
Sec. 403. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 404. Authority to develop new areas and facilities. 
Sec. 405. Definitions. 
Sec. 406. Eligibility. 
Sec. 407. Grants. 
Sec. 408. Recovery action programs. 
Sec. 409. State action incentives. 
Sec. 410. Conversion of recreation property. 
Sec. 411. Repeal.

TITLE V--HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND

Sec. 501. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 502. State use of historic preservation assistance for national heritage areas and corridors.

TITLE VI--FEDERAL AND INDIAN LANDS RESTORATION

Sec. 601. Purpose. 
Sec. 602. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund; allocation. 
Sec. 603. Authorized uses of transferred amounts. 
Sec. 604. Indian tribe defined.

TITLE VII--FARMLAND PROTECTION PROGRAM AND ENDANGERED AND THREATENED SPECIES RECOVERY

Subtitle A--Farmland Protection Program

Sec. 701. Additional funding and additional authorities under farmland protection program. 
Sec. 702. Funding.

Subtitle B--Endangered and Threatened Species Recovery

Sec. 711. Purposes. 
Sec. 712. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 713. Endangered and threatened species recovery assistance.
Sec. 714. Endangered and Threatened Species Recovery Agreements. 
Sec. 715. Definitions.

TITLE VIII--PROTECTION OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE BENEFITS

Sec. 801. Protection of Social Security and Medicare benefits.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Conservation and Reinvestment Act'.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The table of contents for this division is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title. 
Sec. 2. Table of contents. 
Sec. 3. Definitions. 
Sec. 4. Annual reports. 
Sec. 5. Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 6. Limitation on use of available amounts for administration. Sec. 7. Recordkeeping requirements. 
Sec. 8. Maintenance of effort and matching funding. 
Sec. 9. Sunset. 
Sec. 10. Protection of private property rights. 
Sec. 11. Signs.

TITLE I--IMPACT ASSISTANCE AND COASTAL CONSERVATION

Sec. 101. Impact assistance formula and payments. 
Sec. 102. Coastal State conservation and impact assistance plans.

TITLE II--LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND REVITALIZATION

Sec. 201. Amendment of Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. 
Sec. 202. Extension of fund; treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 203. Availability of amounts. 
Sec. 204. Allocation of Fund. 
Sec. 205. Use of Federal portion. 
Sec. 206. Allocation of amounts available for State purposes. 
Sec. 207. State planning. 
Sec. 208. Assistance to States for other projects. 
Sec. 209. Conversion of property to other use. 
Sec. 210. Water rights. 
Sec. 211. Requirements for acquisition of lands in Montana with Federal portion.

TITLE III--WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION

Sec. 301. Purpose. 
Sec. 302. Technical correction. 
Sec. 303. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 304. Apportionment to Indian tribes. |
Sec. 305. Existing appropriations not affected.

TITLE IV--URBAN PARK AND RECREATION RECOVERY PROGRAM AMENDMENTS

Sec. 401. Amendment of Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978. 
Sec. 402. Purpose. 
Sec. 403. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 404. Authority to develop new areas and facilities. 
Sec. 405. Definitions. 
Sec. 406. Eligibility. 
Sec. 407. Grants. 
Sec. 408. Recovery action programs. 
Sec. 409. State action incentives. 
Sec. 410. Conversion of recreation property. 
Sec. 411. Repeal.

TITLE V--HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND

Sec. 501. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 502. State use of historic preservation assistance for national heritage areas and corridors. 
Sec. 503. Funding for maritime heritage programs.

TITLE VI--FEDERAL AND INDIAN LANDS RESTORATION

Sec. 601. Purpose. 
Sec. 602. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund; allocation. 
Sec. 603. Authorized uses of transferred amounts. 
Sec. 604. Indian tribe defined.

TITLE VII--ENDANGERED AND THREATENED SPECIES RECOVERY

Sec. 701. Purposes. 
Sec. 702. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund. 
Sec. 703. Endangered and threatened species recovery assistance.
Sec. 704. Endangered and Threatened Species Recovery Agreements. 
Sec. 705. Definitions.

TITLE VIII--FUNDING FOR PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES AND REFUGE REVENUE SHARING

Sec. 801. Purpose.

Sec. 802. Treatment of amounts transferred from Conservation and Reinvestment Act Fund.

TITLE IX--PROTECTION OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE BENEFITS

Sec. 901. Protection of social security and Medicare benefits.

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