H.R.232 - State National Forest Management Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/10/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.232 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
State National Forest Management Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, through the Forest Service, to convey to a state up to 2 million acres of eligible portions of the National Forest System (NFS) in it that it elects to acquire through enactment by the state legislature of a bill meeting certain criteria.
Portions of the NFS conveyed to a state shall be administered and managed primarily for timber production.
The bill sets forth conditions that must be met before a change may be made to a land management plan that will alter the management of young-growth stands covered by that plan.