H.R. 5291 (99th): Tongass Timber Reform Act

Jul 30, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert Mrazek
Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district
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H.R. 1516 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 27, 1988


This bill was introduced on July 30, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 30, 1986
Referred to Committee Jul 30, 1986
Full Title

A bill to require annual appropriations of funds necessary to support timber management and resource conservation on the Tongass National Forest.


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14 cosponsors (12D, 2R) (show)

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Tongass Timber Reform Act - Amends the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act to repeal the ongoing appropriations for timber utilization in the Tongass National Forest, Alaska. Repeals the requirement for identifying lands unsuitable for timber production in such forest.
Repeals the reporting requirement on the adequacy of timber supply from such forest lands.
Requires the biennial report on such Forest to include the impact of timber management on subsistence resources, wildlife, and fisheries habitats.

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