H.R. 3563 (109th): National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act

Introduced:
Jul 28, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Jay Inslee
Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 28, 2005
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2369 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 05, 2003

H.R. 2516 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 28, 2005
Referred to Committee Jul 28, 2005
 
Full Title

To protect inventoried roadless areas in the National Forest System.

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Cosponsors
149 cosponsors (139D, 9R, 1I) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

House Natural Resources

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7/28/2005--Introduced.
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act - Identifies roadless areas within the National Forest System set forth in specified maps as National Forest Inventoried Roadless Areas, and directs the Secretary of Agriculture to manage such Areas to maintain their roadless character.
Authorizes the Forest Service to modify such maps for the sole purpose of improving their accuracy or inclusiveness.
Requires any substantial modification of those maps to be made through the national forest management planning process and documented in an environmental impact statement.

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