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PUBLIC LAW 102-574—OCT. 29, 1992 106 STAT. 4593 Public Law 102-574 102d Congress An Act To promote the recovery of Hawaii tropical forests, and for other purposes. Oct. 29, 1992 [8. 2679] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act. This Act may be cited as the "Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery ig use 4501 Act". note. the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. SEC. 2. HAWAII TROPICAL FOREST RECOVERY. (a) IN GENERAL. —The International Forestry Cooperation Act of 1990 (16 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) is amended— (1) by redesignating sections 605, 606, and 607 as sections 16 USC 4504, 609, 610, and 611, respectively; and 4505. (2) by inserting after section 604 the following new sections: "SEC. 605. INSTITUTE OF PACIFIC ISLANDS FORESTRY. 16 USC 4503a. " (a) EXPANSION.— The Secretary shall expand the capabilities of and construct additional facilities, as funds are appropriated for the expansion and construction, at— "(1) the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry; and "(2) tropical forests in the State of Hawaii.


"(1) IN GENERAL.— Not later than 1 year after the date of receipt by the Secretary of the action plan required by section 5(b) of the Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate, and to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate, a tropical forestry plan to expand the capabilities of and construct additional facilities under subsection (a). "(2) ELEMENTS.The plan shall provide for— "(A) the establishment of a model center for research, demonstration, education, training, and outreach activities suitable for transferring scientific, technical, managerial, and administrative assistance to governmental and nongovernmental organizations seeking to address problems associated with tropical forests within and outside the United States; "(B) the acquisition or construction of facilities for research, classroom instruction, and housing near an experimental tropical forest in the State of Hawaii; "(C) the acquisition or construction of facilities for the study and recovery of endangered tropical wildlife, fish, and plant species and the restoration of their habitats; "(D) the study of biological control of non-native species that degrade or destroy native forest ecosystems;