Summary: H.R.4936 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/20/1988)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act - Amends the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior to enter into reciprocal agreements with foreign fire organizations for wildfire protection and, in the absence of such an agreement, to accept emergency wildfire protection from a foreign fire organization or provide it to a foreign nation when to do so is in our best interest. Continues, on a permanent basis, the reimbursement of Canada or Canadian fire organizations for U.S. wildfire protection furnished pursuant to specified agreements.