H.R. 695: Healthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 3, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 3, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2015
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 3, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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