H.R.5248 - Safe Overseas Human Testing Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] (Introduced 07/26/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||08/09/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/26/2002)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 5248 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5248 To provide legal exemptions for certain activities of the National Park Service, United States Forest Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Bureau of Land Management undertaken in federally declared disaster areas. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 26, 2002 Mr. Hayworth (for himself, Mr. Stump, and Mr. Shadegg) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 provide legal exemptions for certain activities of the National Park Service, United States Forest Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Bureau of Land Management undertaken in federally declared disaster areas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN LAWS FOR LAND MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN IN FEDERALLY DECLARED DISASTER AREAS. Due to the extraordinary circumstances present in a federally declared disaster area, land management activities of the National Park Service, United States Forest Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Bureau of Land Management undertaken in an area covered by a Presidential declaration of major disaster issued under section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170) in response to the conditions that necessitated the Presidential declaration shall proceed immediately and to completion notwithstanding any other provision of law including, but not limited to, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the National Forest Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). In addition, such activities shall not be subject to the notice, comment, and appeal requirements of section 322 of Public Law 102-381 (commonly known as the Appeals Reform Act; 16 U.S.C. 1612 note) or to judicial review by any court of the United States. <all>