H.R. 6009 (112th): Self-Sufficient Community Lands Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jun 21, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Raúl Labrador
Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jun 21, 2012
Length
11 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 21, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 21, 2012
 
Full Title

To establish a program that will generate dependable economic activity for counties and local governments containing National Forest System land through a management-focused approach, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Conservation, Energy, and Forestry

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/21/2012--Introduced.
Self-Sufficient Community Lands Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the community forest demonstration area or areas of a state, consisting of National Forest System (NFS) land, at the request of a Board of Trustees appointed by a governor to manage such land in that state.
Conditions establishment of an area upon:
(1) inclusion of at least 200,000 acres of NFS land;
(2) a state forest practices law or regulatory structure applicable to state or privately owned forest land;
(3) agreement with the governor by the county in which the land is located requiring the county, in using revenues received from the area, to continue to meet obligations under applicable state law pursuant to the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 or other provisions concerning payment of receipts for the benefit of public schools and roads.
Excludes from a community forest demonstration area land that is a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System or on which the removal of vegetation is specifically prohibited by federal law.
Deems the administration and management of a community forest demonstration area, including implementing actions, not to be federal action and subject to federal laws only to the extent that they apply to the state administration and management of forest lands in which the community forest demonstration area is located.

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