H.R. 485 (105th): To appropriate funds for the purpose of implementing the compromise between the Forest Service and timber contractors operating in the Vallecitos sustained-yield unit, New Mexico, in order to preserve large diameter old growth pine trees located in the unit.


Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Richardson

Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
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Summary (CRS)

1/21/1997--Introduced.Appropriates funds to the Secretary of Agriculture to compensate timber operators in the Vallecitos sustained-yield unit, New Mexico, for profit and wage loss resulting from an old growth preservation agreement ... Read more >

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Jan 21, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 485”). 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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