S. 3395 (114th): Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016

A bill to require limitations on prescribed burns.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 27, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-275

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2647: Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016

Passed House on Jul 9, 2015. 1% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6029: Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016

Referred to Committee on Sep 14, 2016. 46% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1100: Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Apr 27, 2015. 29% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Sep 27, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 17, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 1, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Dec 5, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 14, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3395 (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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