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H.R. 3263 (102nd): Northwest Forest Protection and Community Stability Act of 1991

To provide a balanced solution to the current timber-based crisis in Oregon, Washington and northern California by establishing an ecologically significant old growth forest reserve system, ensuring the conservation of the northern spotted owl and the protection of other species associated with old growth forests, securing a predictable supply of timber to afford stability to timber dependent communities in the region , and providing economic adjustment assistance to communities and employees dependent on the forest industry.

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Sponsor and status


Aug 2, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sidney Morrison

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district



Aug 2, 1991

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H.R. 3263 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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