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H.R. 2394 (114th): National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 10, 2015 (Referred to Senate Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.

Summary of this bill

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 passed by the House.


IIB

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2394

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 10, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

AN ACT

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015.

2.

National Forest Foundation Act reauthorization

(a)

Extension of Authority To Provide Matching Funds for Administrative and Project Expenses

Section 405(b) of the National Forest Foundation Act (16 U.S.C. 583j–3(b)) is amended by striking for a period of five years beginning October 1, 1992 and inserting during fiscal years 2016 through 2018.

(b)

Authorization of appropriations

Section 410(b) of the National Forest Foundation Act (16 U.S.C. 583j–8(b)) is amended by striking during the five-year period and all that follows through $1,000,000 annually and inserting there are authorized to be appropriated $3,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2018.

(c)

Technical corrections

(1)

Agent

Section 404(b) of the National Forest Foundation Act (16 U.S.C. 583j–2(b)) is amended by striking under this paragraph and inserting by subsection (a)(4).

(2)

Annual report

Section 407(b) of the National Forest Foundation Act (16 U.S.C. 583j–5(b)) is amended by striking the comma after The Foundation shall.

Passed the House of Representatives June 9, 2015.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk