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 ...
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Aug 2, 1991
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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)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Northwest Forests Management, Planning, Productivity Improvement, and Protection Act
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 1992
Community Stability Act of 1991
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 1991
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3263 — 102nd Congress: Northwest Forest Protection and Community Stability Act of 1991. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr3263
“H.R. 3263 — 102nd Congress: Northwest Forest Protection and Community Stability Act of 1991.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr3263>
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