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H.R. 4398 (111th): National Forest Insect and Disease Emergency Act of 2009

To address public safety risks in western States by facilitating insect and disease infestation treatment of National Forest System land and certain adjacent land, to make permanent the good-neighbor authority for Colorado and stewardship contracting authorities available to the Forest Service, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Salazar

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
Length: 16 pages

Dec 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dec 16, 2009

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H.R. 4398 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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