To stop implementation and enforcement of the Forest Service travel management rule and to require the Forest Service to incorporate the needs, uses, and input of affected communities before taking any travel management action affecting access to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2014
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
12 Cosponsors (12 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“U.S. House committee hears strong support for Walden's forest access legislation”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014
“House committee to hold hearing on Walden's forest access bill next week”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Sponsor) on Jun 4, 2014
“Greg Walden's travel management bill to move forward in the U.S. House”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Sponsor) on May 16, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
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Jun 10, 2014
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 4272 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4272. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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