H.R.5185 - Wildfire Response Enhancement Act 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] (Introduced 07/23/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Resources; Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||10/24/2002 Executive Comment Received from Interior. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 5185 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5185 To remove a restriction on the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with any Federal agency to acquire goods and services directly related to improving or using the wildfire fighting capability of those agencies. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 23, 2002 Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Cannon, Mr. Souder, and Mr. Horn) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Resources and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To remove a restriction on the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with any Federal agency to acquire goods and services directly related to improving or using the wildfire fighting capability of those agencies. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Wildfire Response Enhancement Act''. SEC. 2. ACQUISITION OF GOODS AND SERVICES RELATED TO FIGHTING WILDFIRES. The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior may place an order with any Federal agency for goods or services directly related to fighting wildfires without regard to the restriction contained in section 1535(a)(4) of title 31, United States Code, if the Secretary placing the order determines that the goods or services are necessary to properly respond to a wildfire in a timely and effective manner. <all>