H.R.5493 - Gateway Communities Cooperation Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.R.5493 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Gateway Communities Cooperation Act of 2000 - Declares that it is Federal Government policy that Federal land managers should support and coordinate with gateway communities (communities adjacent to or near Federal lands) to: (1) improve the relationship between such managers and elected officials and residents of such communities; (2) enhance such communities' facilities and services available to visitors of such Federal lands; and (3) result in better land use decisions.
Introduced in House (10/18/2000)
Requires such a manager undertaking land management planning to: (1) seek the participation of elected officials, businesses, and other interested persons in neighboring gateway communities; and (2) provide such persons with an opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of the resulting land management decisions.
Permits such a manager to: (1) enter into a cooperative agreement with the local government of a certified gateway community to coordinate land management and development plans; and (2) make grants to assist such communities with respect to the Federal land use planning process.