H.R.6248 - Wildfire Suppression Aircraft Transfer Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-44] (Introduced 08/01/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Agriculture; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6248 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/2012)
Wildfire Suppression Aircraft Transfer Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to transfer to the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) 14 C-27J aircraft that are excess to DOD needs and that acceptable for use by the Forest Service for wildfire suppression purposes. Grants the USDA Secretary priorty over other federal agencies regarding such transfers.
Allows the DOD Secretary during FY2013-FY2017 to sell aircraft and aircraft parts that are excess to DOD needs to persons or entities contracting with the federal government for wildfire suppression purposes.