To address the bark beetle epidemic, drought, deteriorating forest health conditions, and high risk of wildfires on National Forest System land and land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management by expanding authorities established in the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003 to provide emergency measures for high-risk areas identified by such States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2015
Length: 14 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Forest Package with Tipton Provisions”
— Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3] (Sponsor) on Jul 9, 2015
“Forest Management Legislation Moves Forward in the House”
— Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2015
Feb 25, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 818 (113th).
Feb 3, 2015
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H.R. 695 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Healthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act, H.R. 695, 114th Cong. (2015).
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