New Cosponsor — May 15, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Republicans).
Mar 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 10 pages
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.
3/29/2012--Introduced.National Forest Emergency Response Act - Declares that the fire hazard and human endangerment in national forests to be designated by the Secretary of Agriculture constitute emergency circumstances.Directs the Secretary ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2277 — 112th Congress: National Forest Emergency Response Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2277
“S. 2277 — 112th Congress: National Forest Emergency Response Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2277>
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