S.1100: Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2015

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 27, 2015
  • Latest Major Action July 16, 2015

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Bill Summary

Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2015 Bars any federal agency from authorizing a prescribed burn on federal land if, for the county or contiguous county in which the federal land is located, the grassland fire danger index indicates a high, very high, or extreme danger of grassland fire or the Forest Service has declared a very high or extreme fire danger, unless the agency obtains prior approval from the applicable state government and local...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

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Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2015
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Hearings held.
April 27, 2015
Read twice and referred sequentially to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry by unanimous consent with instructions that if the bill is reported by that Committee, the bill be referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
April 27, 2015

Introduced in the Senate by John Thune (R-S.D.)

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