All Information (Except Text) for S.866 - REPLANT Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 03/18/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/18/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Short Title(s) as Introduced
Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees Act
Actions Overview (1)
|03/18/2021||Introduced in Senate|
All Actions (1)
|03/18/2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.|
Action By: Senate
|Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]*||03/18/2021|
|Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]*||03/18/2021|
|Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]*||03/18/2021|
|Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]*||03/18/2021|
|Sen. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS]*||03/18/2021|
|Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]*||03/18/2021|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Related Documents|
|Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry||03/18/2021||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Agricultural conservation and pollution
- Agricultural practices and innovations
- Air quality
- Animal and plant health
- Atmospheric science and weather
- Climate change and greenhouse gases
- Congressional oversight
- Forests, forestry, trees
- Government trust funds
- Land use and conservation
- Outdoor recreation
- Pest management
- Water quality
- Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (03/18/2021)
Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees Act or the REPLANT Act
This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) annually for each of the 10 years after enactment of this bill to transmit to Congress an estimate of the sums necessary to be appropriated, in addition to the funds available from other sources, to replant and otherwise treat an acreage equal to the acreage to be cut over that year, plus a sufficient portion of the backlog of lands found to be in need of treatment to eliminate the backlog within the 10-year period.
After such 10-year period, USDA shall transmit annually to Congress an estimate of the sums necessary to replant and otherwise treat all lands being cut over and maintain planned timber production on all other forested lands in the National Forest System to prevent the development of a backlog of needed work larger than the needed work at the beginning of the fiscal year.
Each reforestation activity included in a renewable resource assessment shall be carried out in accordance with applicable Forest Service management practices and definitions, including definitions relating to silvicultural practices and forest management.
The Forest Service shall, based on recommendations from regional foresters, create a priority list of reforestation projects that primarily take place on priority land, promote effective reforestation following unplanned events, and may include activities to ensure adequate and appropriate seed availability.
USDA shall give priority to projects on the priority list.