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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6089 — 112th Congress: Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6089
“H.R. 6089 — 112th Congress: Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. May 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6089>
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