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S. 1734: National Prescribed Fire Act of 2021

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A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to encourage and expand the use of prescribed fire on land managed by the Department of the Interior or the Forest Service, with an emphasis on units of the National Forest System in the western United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Wyden

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2021
Length: 43 pages
Introduced
May 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on May 20, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 20, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)

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

May 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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Signed by the President

S. 1734 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1734. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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