S. 971 (113th): Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act


May 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senior Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: May 16, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/2013--Introduced.Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from ... Read more >

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May 16, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (10R, 10D, 1I) (show)
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H.R. 2026 (identical)

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Last Action: Oct 29, 2013

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