HR 1485

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1485

To address the public health and safety threat presented by the risk of catastrophic wildfire on Federal forestlands by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest restoration, forest health, and watershed restoration.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2011

Mr. HERGER (for himself, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, Mr. BISHOP of Utah, Mr. CHAFFETZ, Mr. NUNES, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. COFFMAN of Colorado, and Mr. DENHAM) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To address the public health and safety threat presented by the risk of catastrophic wildfire on Federal forestlands by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest restoration, forest health, and watershed restoration.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. PROJECT AUTHORITY CONSISTENT WITH COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLAN.

SEC. 4. ELEMENTS OF ELIGIBLE PROJECTS.

SEC. 5. ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS.

SEC. 6. ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL REVIEW.

SEC. 7. ACCEPTANCE AND USE OF FUNDS OR IN-KIND SERVICES.

SEC. 8. REPORT.

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