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.

Introduced:

Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

William Richardson
Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

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 ...

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History

Introduced
Jan 21, 1997

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