H.R.3685 - To amend the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act to extend and expand the scope of the pilot forest management project required by that Act.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2] (Introduced 12/15/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 112-524|
|Latest Action:||06/15/2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.|
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Summary: H.R.3685 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House amended, Part I (06/15/2012)
Amends the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act (the Act) to extend the term of the pilot forest management project for the Plumas, Lassen, and Tahoe National Forests in California.
Requires that when the Regional Forester for Region 5 initiates the process of amending or revising such plans for the pilot project area (the federal lands within the Plumas and Lassen National Forests and the Sierraville Ranger District of Tahoe National Forest designated as available for group selection) the process include the preparation of at least one alternative that incorporates the pilot project and area designations, the resource management activities, and other aspects of the Quincy Library Group Community Stability Proposal.
Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the pilot project area to include all of the National Forest System lands in California or Nevada that lie within the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Province, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, and Humboldt-Toiyabe and Inyo National Forests.
Deems those areas that are designated as deferred under the Act, but located in Tehama County, south and west of Lassen Peak, as being designated as available for group selection.