S. 1368 (106th): Act to Save America’s Forests


Jul 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 14, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Torricelli

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 1999
Length: 78 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and related laws to strengthen the protection of native biodiversity and ban clearcutting on Federal land, and to designate certain Federal land as ancient forests, roadless areas, watershed protection areas, special areas, and Federal boundary areas where logging and other intrusive activities are prohibited.

Summary (CRS)

7/14/1999--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Land Management Title II: Protection for Ancient Forrests, Roadless Arreas, Watershed Protection Areas, Special Areas, and Federal Boundary Areas Title III: Effective Date Act to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 14, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1368”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 977 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 1997

S. 2871 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2002

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