S. 708 (100th): Tongass Timber Reform Act

Introduced:
Mar 10, 1987 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 1516 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 27, 1988

Sponsor
William Proxmire
Senator from Wisconsin
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 1516 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 27, 1988

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 10, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 10, 1987
Referred to Committee Mar 10, 1987
 
Full Title

A bill to require annual appropriations of funds to support timber management and resource conservation on the Tongass National Forest.

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Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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3/10/1987--Introduced.
Tongass Timber Reform Act - Amends the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act to repeal the ongoing appropriations for timber utilization in the Tongass National Forest, Alaska. Repeals the requirement for identifying lands unsuitable for timber production in such forest, and repeals the reporting requirement on the adequacy of timber supply from such forest lands.
Requires the biennial report on such Forest to include the impact of timber management on subsistence resources, wildlife, and fisheries habitats.

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