S. 1493 (109th): Chesapeake Bay Watershed Forestry Program Act of 2005


Jul 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Sarbanes

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2005
Length: 12 pages

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A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to expand and strengthen cooperative efforts to restore and protect forests in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and for other purposes.

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Jul 26, 2005

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5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 830 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 9, 2003

H.R. 4126 (Related)
Chesapeake Bay Restoration Enhancement Act of 2005

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2006

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