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H.R. 4609 (115th): West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4609 relates to Dolores County in southwest Colorado, which is home to part of the 1.8 million acre San Juan National Forest. As a neighbor to this forest, the County plays an active role in fire suppression efforts and emergency response on both private and public lands. After two failed attempts to acquire an appropriate site for a fire station failed due to insufficient space or accessibility constraints, the County began working with the U.S. Forest Service and local stakeholders to identify suitable property. H.R ...

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Scott Tipton

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Dec 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 2: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2018. (compare text)
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History

Dec 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 15, 2018
 
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

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Mar 14, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 9, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Apr 16, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 17, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Jul 30, 2018
 
Text Published

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Aug 1, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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H.R. 4609 (115th) 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 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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