To provide for wildfire suppression operations, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2017
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 8, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Walden calls on administration to address wildfire funding, forest management reform”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017
“Wildfire legislation's NEPA provisions generate divisions”
— Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR] on Oct 26, 2017
Jan 6, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 167 (114th).
Jun 8, 2017
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H.R. 2862 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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