H.R. 6089 (112th): Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jul 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To address the bark beetle epidemic, drought, deteriorating forest health conditions, and high risk of wildfires on National Forest System land and land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in the United States by expanding authorities established in the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003 to provide emergency measures for high-risk areas identified by such States, to make permanent Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management authority to conduct good-neighbor cooperation with States to reduce wildfire risks, and for other purposes.

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History

Jul 9, 2012
 
Introduced

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Aug 1, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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