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Save Plum Island - Immediate Action

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Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 110–329; 122 Stat. 3688) is repealed.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538 of title V of division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112–74; 125 Stat. 976) is repealed.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.


April 2nd is the deadline. Call your representative and make sure that they sign on and support Mr. Zeldin's bill to protect Plum Island.

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