S.1646 - Wildfire Presuppression Fuels Management Pilot Program Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 06/18/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||06/18/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7817) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1646 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/2007)
Wildfire Presuppression Fuels Management Pilot Program Act of 2007 - Amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to extend the environmental quality incentives program.
Includes private land fire presuppression activities in the program.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to make FY2008-FY2012 cost-share and incentive payments to contracting producers for fuels management conservation plans on private grazing land to help prevent wildfires fueled by invasive or noxious weed species, including activities relating to: (1) fuel breaks; (2) protection of wildlife habitat; (3) restoration of fire-damaged areas; and (4) conservation practices.