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


Jul 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

7/9/2012--Introduced.Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012 - Declares that the bark beetle epidemic, drought, and deteriorating forest health conditions on National Forest System land and public lands, with the resulting ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 9, 2012

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Aug 1, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6089”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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