Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/16/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the heroic efforts of firefighters and military personnel to contain wildfires and protect lives, homes, natural resources, and rural economies throughout the United States.

Encourages: (1) people and the federal government to express appreciation to the men and women in the firefighting services, (2) people and communities to act diligently in preventing and preparing for a wildfire, and (3) people to keep in their thoughts the individuals who have suffered as a result of wildfire.