About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants to cities and park districts to encourage the increased planting of trees and shrubs and to encourage other urban forestry programs.
- Summary (CRS)
3/12/1974--Introduced.Urban Forestry Act - States that the growth of trees and shrubs helps to improve the quality of the urban environment by preventing erosion, providing shade, and reducing noise and ...
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Mar 12, 1974
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 13416”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 21, 1974
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 13416 — 93rd Congress: Urban Forestry Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr13416
“H.R. 13416 — 93rd Congress: Urban Forestry Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr13416>
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