Jun 4, 2015
Passed House on Jul 9, 2015
This bill passed in the House on July 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2016
Length: 140 pages
15% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The Resilient Federal Forests Act would make a variety of changes to the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service forest management standards such as requiring studies on plans in response to forest fires, insect and disease infestation, and catastrophic events. It would also make it more difficult to issue a lawsuit against the Forest Service by requiring plaintiffs who ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2647 — 114th Congress: Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2647
“H.R. 2647 — 114th Congress: Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2647>
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