Summary: H.R.3971 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (06/24/2002)

Requires the Inspector General of the Department of Agriculture to investigate (independent of any Forest Service investigation) and report to Congress and the Secretary of Agriculture on each fatality of a Forest Service officer or employee that occurs due to wildfire entrapment or burnover.