Legislation

Official Short: Reducing Wildland Fire Risks to Communities and the Environment

Long Title: Expressing the sense of Congress that Federal land management agencies should fully support the Western Governors Association "Collaborative 10-year Strategy for Reducing Wildland Fire Risks to Communities and the Environment", as signed August 2001, to reduce the overabundance of forest fuels that place national resources at high risk of catastrophic wildfire, and prepare a National Prescribed Fire Strategy that minimizes risks of escape.

Sponsors: Mr. Craig, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Johnson, Ms. Cantwell and Mr. Ensign

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:S.Con.Res.107:

Short Titles

  • Fire Risks to Communities and the Environment", as signed August 2001, to reduce the overabundance of forest fuels that place national resources at high risk of catastrophic wildfire, and prepare a National Prescribed Fire Strategy tht minimizes risks of escape, expressing the sense of Congress that Federal land management agencies should fully support the Western Governors Association "Collaborative 10-year Strategy for Reducing Wildland
  • Wildland Fire Risks to Communities and the Environment", as signed August 2001, to reduce the overabundance of forest fuels that place national resources at high risk of catastrophic wildfire, and prepare a National Prescribed Fire Strategy tht minimizes risks of escape, expressing the sense of Congress that Federal land management agencies should fully support the Western Governors Association "Collaborative 10-year Strategy for Reducing

Status

  • Sep 13 2002 12:00AM: Mr. Ensign added as cosponsor.
  • Jul 30 2002 12:00AM: Ms. Cantwell added as cosponsor.
  • Jul 30 2002 12:00AM: Hearing by subcommittee. (76) S. Hrg. 107-846
  • Jul 24 2002 12:00AM: Mr. Johnson added as cosponsor.
  • May 7 2002 12:00AM: Introduced.