Legislation

Mar 10 2009

S. 561: FLAME Act

Official Short: FLAME Act

Long Title: A bill to authorize a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a cohesive wildland fire management strategy, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Bingaman, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Ms. Cantwell, Mr. Tester, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Udall of Colorado, and Mr. Hatch

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:S.561:

Status

  • Jul 21 2009 12:00AM: Hearing by full committee. (32) S. Hrg. 111-128
  • May 6 2009 12:00AM: Ms. Stabenow added as cosponsor.
  • Apr 28 2009 12:00AM: Mr. Merkley added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 26 2009 12:00AM: Mr. Bennet added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 12 2009 12:00AM: Mr. Thune added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 10 2009 12:00AM: Introduced.