H.R.1202 - To restart jobs in the timber industry by providing for the protection of the Mexican Spotted Owl in sanctuaries.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] (Introduced 03/17/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/08/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1202 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2011)
Requires the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to permit any applicant to carry out a timber activity on National Forest System (NFS) land unless the application proposes an unpermitted use of clearcutting.
Prohibits NFS clearcutting unless it complies with specified Renewable Resource Program guidelines in the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974.
Directs the Secretary to establish a program to preserve the Mexican Spotted Owl in a sanctuary.