US HB243 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-07 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
Pending: House Conservation and Forestry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

CARR Act Combustion Avoidance along Rural Roads 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.

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Title

CARR Act Combustion Avoidance along Rural Roads Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
2019-02-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
2019-01-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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