H.R. 818 (113th): Healthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act

Introduced:

Feb 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2013
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 695 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 2015

H.R. 2401 (Related)
Good Neighbor Forestry Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2013

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History

Introduced
Feb 25, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (18R) (show)
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