H.R. 4200 (109th): Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act


Nov 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 17, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 18, 2006
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve the ability of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to promptly implement recovery treatments in response to catastrophic events affecting Federal lands under their jurisdiction, including the removal of dead and damaged trees and the implementation of reforestation treatments, to support the recovery of non-Federal lands damaged by catastrophic events, to revitalize Forest Service experimental forests, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/17/2006--Passed House amended.Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act - Title I: Response to Catastrophic Events on Federal Lands Section101 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture with respect to National Forest ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 2, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 17, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4200”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


147 cosponsors (132R, 15D) (show)
May 17, 2006 3:12 p.m.
Failed 189/236
May 17, 2006 3:21 p.m.
Failed 184/240
May 17, 2006 3:29 p.m.
Failed 191/231
May 17, 2006 3:37 p.m.
Failed 197/228
May 17, 2006 3:57 p.m.
Passed 243/182

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 816 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4200) to improve the ability of the ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 17, 2006

S. 2079 (Related)
Forests for Future Generations Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2005

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