S. 2079 (109th): Forests for Future Generations Act

Introduced:

Nov 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 18, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gordon Smith
Senator from Oregon
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2005
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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 the natural resources of Forest Service land and Bureau of Land Management Land, respectively, to support the recovery of non-Federal land damaged by catastrophic events, to assist impacted communities, to revitalize Forest Service experimental forests, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4200 (Related)
Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act

Passed House
Last Action: May 17, 2006

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The “S.” in “S. 2079” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Nov 18, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
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Votes

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