Republican News

Mar 04 2003

SENATE TODAY PASSES SEVEN ENERGY COMMITTEE BILLS

Senate passed bills in the 107th Congress; Refiled in the 108th, Committee cleared last month

Washington, D.C. – The Senate today passed, by unanimous consent, seven Energy Committee bills. The Senate passed the same bills in the 107th Congress. The bills were filed earlier this year in substantially the same form and cleared by the committee on February 5. The seven bills are: S. 111 – A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the national significance of the Miami Circle site in the State of Florida as well as the suitability and feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System. S. 117 – A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange certain land in the State of Florida, and for other purposes. S. 144 – A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance through states to eligible weed management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on public and private land. S. 210 – A bill to provide for the protection of archaeological sites in the Galisteo Basin in New Mexico, and for other purposes. S. 214 – A bill to designate Fort Bayard Historic District in the State of New Mexico as a National Historic Landmark, and for other purposes. S. 233 – A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of Coltsville in the State of Connecticut for potential inclusion in the National Park System. S. 254 – A bill to revise the boundary of the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in the State of Hawaii, and for other purposes. ###