S.1991: Wildland Fires Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 19, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 19, 2017

Bill Summary

Wildland Fires Act of 2017 This bill requires the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture (USDA) to conduct a cost review each fiscal year of each wildfire covering an area greater than 100,000 acres. Appropriations for wildfire management operations in USDA's or Interior's Wildland Fire Management accounts that are not expended for a fiscal year may be available for wildfire risk reduction projects on federal land. Interior and USDA...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 19, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Oct. 19, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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