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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 1, 2013
Length: 13 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Jul 19, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3409 (112th).
Aug 1, 2013
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Nov 20, 2013
Considered by Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Nov 17, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2286 (114th).
S. 1479 (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 S. 1479. 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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