H.R.1523 - Forest Roads-Community Right-To-Know Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chenoweth-Hage, Helen [R-ID-1] (Introduced 04/22/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Resources; Agriculture|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-604|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/03/2000 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 330. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1523 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Forest Roads-Community Right-to-Know Act - Defines specified terms.
Reported to House amended, Part I (05/03/2000)
Directs the Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior, prior to making permanent road closings on National Forest System or Bureau of Land Management lands, respectively, to: (1) provide affected State and local officials with advance notice showing affected roads and traffic patterns; and (2) provide for public notice and comment.
Requires: (1) the Secretaries to meet annually with State and local officials to describe agency proposals that will or may result in permanent road closures within the coming two fiscal years; and (2) information to be provided at the first meeting respecting the previous five years' road closings.