H.R. 5541 (110th): Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act


Mar 6, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a cohesive wildland fire management strategy, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/9/2008--Passed House amended.Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act or FLAME Act - Section2 - Establishes in the Treasury the Federal Land Assistance, Management, and Enhancement Fund (the Flame Fund).Requires ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 17, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jul 9, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (48D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1404 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 26, 2009

S. 3256 (Related)
Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2008

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