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


Nov 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

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


Gordon Smith

Senator from Oregon



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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.

Summary (CRS)

Forests for Future Generations Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to develop research protocols for collecting and analyzing scientific information about the effectiveness ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 18, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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