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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 10 pages
Mar 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 29, 2012
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S. 2277 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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