About the bill
H.R. 1873 amends the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to enhance the reliability of the electricity grid and reduce the threat of wildfires to and from electric transmission and distribution facilities on Federal lands by facilitating vegetation management on such lands. Specifically, the goal of H.R. 1873 is to ensure reliable electricity service and reduce the risk of fires and fire hazards caused by inadequate vegetation management in and adjacent to power line rights-of-way (ROW) on some federally managed lands. H.R. 1873 seeks to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 13 pages
H.R. 1873 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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