Summary: H.R.243 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/04/2019)

Combustion Avoidance along Rural Roads Act or the CARR Act

This bill exempts wildfire mitigation activities conducted within 300 feet of a road from all laws governing (1) environmental review of proposed agency actions, or (2) protection of endangered or threatened species. Mitigation activities are those that are (1) conducted by Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture; and (2) conducted on federal land that is administered by the National Park System, the Bureau of Land Management, or the Forest Service. Mitigation activities include forest thinning, hazardous fuel reduction, prescribed burning, and vegetation management.