Summary: H.R.5102 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5102. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/11/2002)

Wildfire Response Act of 2002 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to procure the services of military aircraft (and of Armed Forces personnel to operate and maintain it) to fight a wildfire without (as required by specified Federal procurement law) first comparing the cost and convenience of procuring such services from the Armed Forces to the cost of procuring the same services from a commercial enterprise.

Requires the appropriate Secretary to notify Congress, with reasons why, whenever using this Act to expedite such a procurement.