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S. 2543 (103rd): Forest Biodiversity and Clearcutting Prohibition Act of 1994

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

David Boren

Sponsor. Senator for Oklahoma. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1994
Length: 51 pages
Oct 7, 1994
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Oct 7, 1994

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S. 2543 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2543. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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