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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/1991--Introduced.Northwest Forest Protection and Community Stability Act of 1991 - TitleI - Ecologically Significant Old Growth Forest Reserve SystemStates that this title shall apply only with respect to Federal lands ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3263”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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