S. 2809 (99th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to expand drug and other law enforcement programs on the National Forest System, to clarify certain law enforcement authorities of the Forest Service, and for other purposes.


Sep 10, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 10, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paula Hawkins

Senator from Florida


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/10/1986--Introduced.Grants employees of the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture general arrest authority both within and outside the boundaries of the National Forest System for violations of the laws ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 10, 1986

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2809”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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