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


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.


John Salazar

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

National Forest Insect and Disease Emergency Act of 2009 - Designates certain areas of National Forest System land in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, ... Read more >

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Dec 16, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4398”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (8D, 4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2798 (Related)
National Forest Insect and Disease Emergency Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 2010

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