H.R. 2394: National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015

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Introduced:

May 18, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 9, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Glenn Thompson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the National Forest Foundation Act, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015 would reauthorize the National Forest Foundation for fiscal years 2016-18 and authorize $3 million to be appropriated for those years. The National Forest Foundation is a government-chartered non-profit organization to protect and restore national forests. It was created in 1992 to assist the United States Forest Service. The reauthorization bill has been ...

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History

May 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 20, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 9, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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