S. 1300: Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act

Introduced:
Jul 16, 2013
Status:
Reported by Committee on Dec 19, 2013
Prognosis
28% chance of being enacted
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The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 19, 2013.

Introduced
Jul 16, 2013
Reported by Committee
Dec 19, 2013
Passed Senate
Passed House
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Junior Senator from Arizona
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jun 02, 2014
Length
14 pages
Related Bills
S. 816 (Related)
Stewardship End Result Contracting Project Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

S. 849 (Related)
Permanent Stewardship Contracting Authority Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to provide for the conduct of stewardship end result contracting projects.

Summary

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Prognosis

28% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

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Library of Congress Summary

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7/16/2013--Introduced.
Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act - Amends the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to authorize the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), until September 30, 2023, to enter into stewardship contracting projects with private persons or other public or private entities to perform services to achieve land management goals for the national forests and public lands that meet local and rural community needs.
States that the land management goals of a project may include:
(1) road and trail maintenance or obliteration to restore or maintain water quality;
(2) soil productivity, habitat for wildlife and fisheries, or other resource values;
(3) setting of prescribed fires to improve the composition, structure, condition, and health of stands or to improve wildlife habitat;
(4) removing vegetation or other activities to promote healthy forest stands, reduce fire hazards, or achieve other land management objectives;
(5) watershed restoration and maintenance;
(6) restoration and maintenance of wildlife and fish; or
(7) control of noxious and exotic weeds and reestablishing native plant species.
Repeals a section of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 that provides for forest health protection.

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