S.375 - Good Neighbor Forestry Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] (Introduced 02/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/25/2011 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-131. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.375 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/17/2011)
Good Neighbor Forestry Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to National Forest System land, and the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land, to enter into cooperative agreements and contracts with state foresters to provide forest, rangeland, and watershed restoration and protection services that 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 such restoration and protection services.