Save Plum Island - Immediate Action
Updated: Feb 27
Plum Island DHS Appropriations Request: H.R. 1578, the Plum Island Preservation Act of 2019.
REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT TO SELL CERTAIN FEDERAL PROPERTY IN PLUM ISLAND, NEW YORK.
(a) Sale.—Section 540 of title V of division D of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 110–329; 122 Stat. 3688) is repealed.
(b) Determination.—Section 538 of title V of division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112–74; 125 Stat. 976) is repealed.
PRESERVATION OF PLUM ISLAND, NEW YORK FOR CONSERVATION, EDUCATION, AND RESEARCH.
In the case of the disposition of Plum Island, New York, the property and assets subject to such disposition shall, under chapter 5 of subtitle I of title 40, United States Code, be limited to the purposes of conservation, education, and research.