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Introduced in House (12/27/1979)

Forestry Incentives Program Act of 1979 - Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to limit the amounts of appropriations authorized to carry out a forestry incentives program and to specify that such authorization is for fiscal years 1981 through 1983. Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to designate up to 20 percent of such appropriations for each fiscal year for technical assistance and associated expenses, taking into consideration the cost data supplied by the States.

Directs the Secretary: (1) to undertake an immediate study of the efficiency and effectiveness of the forestry incentives program; (2) to submit findings and recommendations to the appropriate committees of Congress by December 1, 1981; and (3) to consult with representatives of various specified interests in the course of such study and identify their views in forwarding findings and recommendations to Congress. Allows a specified limited amount of the appropriations for this Act to be utilized for such study.