S. 2277 (112th): National Forest Emergency Response Act

Introduced:

Mar 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to respond to the extreme fire hazard and unsafe conditions resulting from pine beetle infestation, drought, disease, or storm damage by declaring a state of emergency and directing the Secretary of Agriculture to immediately implement hazardous fuels reduction projects in the manner provided in title I of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 29, 2012
 
Introduced

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