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Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 1904) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest health -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Wildfires -- United States -- Prevention and control,
  • Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-96
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14534171M
    OCLC/WorldCa52397485


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Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 book Here: Public Law No: (12/03/) Healthy Forests Restoration Act of - Title I: Hazardous Fuels Reduction on Federal Land - (Sec. ) Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to National Forest System lands, and the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, to plan and conduct hazardous fuel reduction.

Agriculture Act (Farm Bill) of Amendments to the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) of Farm Bill, SectionInsect and Disease Infestation. Amends Title VI of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) of (16 U.S.C. et seq.) by adding. Dec 3, H.R. (th). An act to improve the capacity of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System lands and Bureau of Land Management lands aimed at protecting communities, watersheds, and certain other at-risk lands from catastrophic wildfire, to enhance efforts to protect watersheds and.

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The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 book level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

The Healthy Forests Initiative and Healthy Forests Restoration Actthe Departments of Agriculture and the Interior adopted two new categorical exclusions from documentation in an EA or environmental impact statement (EIS): an exclusion for hazardous-fuel reduction and another for rehabilitation of resources and infrastructure damaged.

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