To address the bark beetle epidemic, drought, deteriorating forest health conditions, and high risk of wildfires on National Forest System land and land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management in the United States by expanding authorities established in the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003 to provide emergency measures for high-risk areas identified by such States, to make permanent Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management authority to conduct good-neighbor cooperation with States to reduce wildfire risks, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2013
Length: 17 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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18 Cosponsors (18 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Feb 25, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 11, 2013
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Feb 3, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 695 (114th).
H.R. 818 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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