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A bill to amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resourses Planning Act of 1974, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, the National Indian Forest Resources Management Act, and title 10, United States Code, to strengthen the protection of native biodiversity, to designate special areas where extractive logging is prohibited, to place restraints upon clearcutting and certain other cutting practices on the forests of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sep 10, 1992
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3228 (102nd).
Oct 7, 1994
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2543”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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S. 3228 (102nd)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 1992
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2543 — 103rd Congress: Forest Biodiversity and Clearcutting Prohibition Act of 1994. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/s2543
“S. 2543 — 103rd Congress: Forest Biodiversity and Clearcutting Prohibition Act of 1994.” www.GovTrack.us. 1994. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/s2543>
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