About the bill
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 lose lawsuits to pay for the agency’s legal expenses, and in some cases by exempting the agency from paying the plaintiff’s legal expenses if the plaintiff wins. In ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2016
Length: 140 pages
Jun 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
H.R. 2647 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 2647 — 114th Congress: Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2647
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