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  • H.Amdt.61   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment sought to permanently allow the Forest Service to have authority to contract with States (good neighbor authority) to reduce wildfire risks across boundary lines.
    Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Goodlatte amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 272 (Roll no. 161).
  • H.Amdt.60   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment expands the definition of "fire-ready-community" in the bill to say that a community satisfies the definition if it is located within a priority area identified by fire risk maps and can meet two of the other four criteria listed in the bill for "fire-ready-communities".
    Sponsor: Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Kirkpatrick (AZ) amendment (A011) Agreed to by recorded vote: 418 - 2 (Roll no. 160).
  • H.Amdt.59   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment allows the National Guard to participate in fighting wildfires.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Rahall amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.58   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment provides for implementation of fire-safety programs which focus on eradication or control of invasive species.
    Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Lujan amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.57   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment directs the allocation of funding in the bill to account for forest areas nation-wide that have been greatly damaged by infestation of invasive insects and which have high potential to burn quickly.
    Sponsor: Rep. Minnick, Walter [D-ID-1] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Minnick amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 422 - 0 (Roll no. 159).
  • H.Amdt.56   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires the cohesive wildland fire management strategy in the bill to include among its elements a system to assess the impacts of climate change on the frequency and severity of wildland fires.
    Sponsor: Rep. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM-1] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Heinrich amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.55   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Page 11, line 12, insert after the period the following new sentence: "The review of a wildfire incident shall include an assessment of the quantity of greenhouses gases produced as a result of the fire.".
    Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.54   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Page 11, line 12, insert after the period the following new sentence: "The review of a wildfire incident shall include an assessment of what actions, if any, could have been taken in advance of the fire that may have prevented the fire or at least reduced the severity of the fire.".
    Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.53   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires that land owners adjacent to National Forest system lands receive advance notice in writing whenever the Forest Service sets a prescribed burn.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment (A004) Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 0 (Roll no. 158).
  • H.Amdt.52   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment requires revisions of the cohesive wildland fire management strategy at least once every five years.
    Sponsor: Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Polis (CO) amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.51   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment clarifies that the FLAME fund can be used for containment activities to prevent a burning fire from reaching dangerously infested areas which can increase the risk of intensification and spread of the wildfire.
    Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Perlmutter amendment (A002) Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 0 (Roll no. 157).
  • H.Amdt.50   — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Description: Amendment strikes the sense of Congress provision in the bill with respect to the budgetary treatment of the FLAME fund.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] (Offered 03/26/2009)
    Latest Action: 03/26/09 On agreeing to the Rahall amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.