S. 2593 (110th): Forest Landscape Restoration Act of 2008


Feb 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2008
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a program at the Forest Service and the Department of the Interior to carry out collaborative ecological restoration treatments for priority forest landscapes on public land, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/16/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Forest Landscape Restoration Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Chief of the Forest Service, to establish a Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 5, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 2008
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2593”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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