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

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.

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Oct 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

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


Cynthia McKinney

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1997
Length: 25 pages


Oct 31, 1997

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H.R. 2789 (105th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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