H.R. 2789 (105th): National Forest Protection and Restoration Act of 1997

Introduced:

Oct 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 31, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Cynthia McKinney

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1997
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To save taxpayers money, reduce the deficit, cut corporate welfare, and protect and restore America's natural heritage by eliminating the fiscally wasteful and ecologically destructive commercial logging program on Federal public lands and to facilitate the economic recovery and diversification of communities dependent on the Federal logging program.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 31, 1997
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
34 cosponsors (31D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

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