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H.R. 2936: Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on Tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 20, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 27, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 27, 2017.

Sponsor:

Bruce Westerman

Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2017
Length: 86 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 20, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2936 is 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.

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