S. 3409 (112th): Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act of 2012


Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Lee

Junior Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2012
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System land and public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/19/2012--Introduced.Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act of 2012 - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to National Forest System lands and the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to public ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 19, 2012

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. 3409”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1479 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

H.R. 5744 (Related)
Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2012

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