H.R. 5965 (112th): To require the Chief of the Forest Service to make the Forest Service First and Second Generation Modular Airborne FireFighting System (MAFFS) units available to units of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve that have the aircraft capability and pilot and crew member training adequate for utilizing such firefighting systems to help alleviate the shortage of air tankers to fight wildfires.



Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Elton Gallegly

Representative for California's 24th congressional district



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Jun 19, 2012

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