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.


Amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-52 to require that the Secretaries, in considering severity of and threat posed by a fire for the purposes of determining whether to declare that a wildland fire suppression activity is eligible for funding from the Flame Fund, take into account areas where insect infestation has created an extreme risk for wildfire.

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