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H.R.727: Forest Stewardship and Fire Fuels Reductions Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action March 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Forest Stewardship and Fire Fuels Reductions Act of 2013 - Amends the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to extend, through FY2023, the authority of the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to enter into stewardship end result contracting projects with private persons or other public or private entities to perform services to achieve land management goals for national forests and public lands that meet local and rural community needs.

Permits the land management goals of such a project to include restoration work, fire fuels reduction, and clearing of overgrowth on snowpack watersheds.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources