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 reduce such wildfires, in part, by promoting federal consistency, accountability, and timely decision-making as it relates to protecting electricity transmission and distribution lines on some federal lands from hazard trees
H.R. 1873 provides utilities with the ability to rapidly ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 13 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 21, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“LaMalfas Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act Becomes Law”
— Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] (Sponsor) on Apr 13, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 1873 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1873. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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