Legislation

Official Short: Catastrophic Wildfire Prevention Act of 2012

Long Title: A bill to address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System land and public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and for other purposes.

Sponsors: Mr. Lee

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:S.3409:

Statuses

  • July 19, 2012: Introduced.
  • July 25, 2012: Mr. Barrasso added as cosponsor.