Legislation

Official Short: Act to Save America's Forests

Long Title: To amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and related laws to strengthen the protection of native biodiversity and ban clearcutting on Federal land, and to designate certain Federal land as ancient forests, roadless areas, watershed protection areas, special areas, and Federal boundary areas where logging and other intrusive activities are prohibited.

Sponsors: Mr. Torricelli, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Cleland, Mr. Reed, Mrs. Boxer and Mr. Durbin

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d106:S.1368:

Short Titles

  • America's Forest
  • Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and related laws to strengthen the protection of native biodiversity and ban clearcutting on Federal land, and to designate certain Federal land as ancient forests, roadless areas, watershed protection areas, special areas, and Federal boundary areas where logging and other intrusive activities are prohibited, to amend the

Status

  • May 10 2000 12:00AM: Mr. Durbin added as cosponsor.
  • Sep 29 1999 12:00AM: Mrs. Boxer added as cosponsor.
  • Sep 15 1999 12:00AM: Mr. Reed added as cosponsor.
  • Jul 14 1999 12:00AM: Introduced.