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  • H.Amdt.474   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: At the end of the bill, add the following new section: SEC. 508. DEFINITION OF FIRE SUPPRESSION TO INCLUDE CERTAIN RELATED ACTIVITIES. For purposes of utilizing amounts made available to the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior for fire suppression activities, including funds made available from the FLAME Fund, the term "fire suppression" includes reforestation, site rehabilitation, salvage operations, and replanting occurring following fire damage on lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned or following fire suppression efforts on such lands by the Secretary concerned.
    Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/20/13 On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.473   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: At the end of the bill, add the following new section: SEC. 508. LIMITATIONS ON TYPES OF DAMAGES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAY SEEK ARISING FROM WILDFIRES. ***.
    Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/20/13 By unanimous consent, the LaMalfa amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H5754)
  • H.Amdt.472   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: At the end of the bill, add the following new section: SEC. 508. PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN ACTIONS REGARDING FOREST SERVICE ROADS AND TRAILS. The Forest Service shall not remove or otherwise eliminate or obliterate any legally created road or trail unless there has been a specific decision, which included adequate and appropriate public involvement, to decommission the specific road or trail in question. The fact that any road or trail is not a Forest System road or trail, or does not appear on a Motor Vehicle Use Map, shall not constitute a decision.
    Sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/20/13 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 249 - 166 (Roll no. 481). (consideration: CR H5789-5790)
  • H.Amdt.471   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment puts a moratorium on the use of prescribed fires in the Mark Twain National Forest until the Secretary of Agriculture submits a report to Congress on the economic impacts of such fires. Amendment also does not prohibit the use of prescribed fire as part of wildfire suppression activities.
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason T. [R-MO-8] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/19/13 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.470   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment waives judicial review on any timber salvage project resulting from a wildfire occurring in 2013.
    Sponsor: Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/20/13 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 243 - 172 (Roll no. 480). (consideration: CR H5788-5789)
  • H.Amdt.469   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment requires the Secretary of Agriculture to submit to Congress a one-page annual report containing the volume of board feet actually harvested, the average cost of preparation of timber sales, the revenues generated from such sales, and the amount of receipts distributed to each beneficiary county. Amendment also requires that the Forest Service place the contents of the report on its website.
    Sponsor: Rep. Daines, Steve [R-MT-At Large] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/19/13 On agreeing to the Daines amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.468   — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Description: Amendment protects forest preserve projects from delay by precluding Court-issued injunctions based on alleged violations of procedural requirements in selecting, planning, or analyzing the project.
    Sponsor: Rep. Daines, Steve [R-MT-At Large] (Offered 09/19/2013)
    Latest Action: 09/20/13 On agreeing to the Daines amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 196 (Roll no. 479). (consideration: CR H5788)