S.1122 - Good Neighbor Forestry Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 05/21/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||10/29/2009 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 111-223.|
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Summary: S.1122 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/21/2009)
Good Neighbor Forestry Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements and contracts with state foresters to provide the forest, rangeland, and watershed restoration and protection services as specified below on National Forest System and Bureau of Land Management lands.
Requires that such authorized services include: (1) activities to treat insect infected trees; (2) activities to reduce hazardous fuels; and (3) any other activities to restore or improve forest, rangeland, and watershed health, including fish and wildlife habitat.
Permits state foresters to enter into subcontracts to provide the restoration and protection services authorized under this Act.