S. 661 (113th): A bill to amend the Health Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to promote timely emergency rehabilitation and restoration of Federal forest land impacted by catastrophic events, to redirect for a 5-year-period funding normally made available for land acquisition to mechanical forest treatment and salvage operations due to catastrophic events, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/22/2013--Introduced.Amends the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) and the Secretary of the Interior, as appropriate, to implement procedures to ensure that not ... Read more >
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H.R. 1511 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 2013

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History

Introduced
Mar 22, 2013

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