New Cosponsor — Sep 21, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
The bill now has 17 cosponsors (13 Republicans, 4 Democrats).
Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 44th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 4 pages
To provide for the transfer of excess Department of Defense aircraft to the Forest Service for wildfire suppression activities, and for other purposes.
8/1/2012--Introduced.Wildfire Suppression Aircraft Transfer Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to transfer to the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) 14 C-27J aircraft that are excess to DOD ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6248 — 112th Congress: Wildfire Suppression Aircraft Transfer Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6248
“H.R. 6248 — 112th Congress: Wildfire Suppression Aircraft Transfer Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6248>
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