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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2002
Length: 81 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
6 Cosponsors (6 Democrats)
Jun 27, 1997
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 977 (105th).
Jul 14, 1999
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1368 (106th).
Aug 1, 2002
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S. 2871 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2871. This is the one from the 107th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Act to Save America’s Forests, S. 2871, 107th Cong. (2002).
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