US HB3499 | 2023-2024 | 118th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on May 18 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-07-26 - Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 0.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide direct hire authority to appoint individuals to Federal wildland firefighting and firefighting support positions in the Forest Service or the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes.

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Direct Hire To Fight Fires



2023-07-26HouseOrdered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 0.
2023-07-26HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2023-07-26HouseSubcommittee on Federal Lands Discharged.
2023-06-23HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Forestry.
2023-05-23HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2023-05-22HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
2023-05-18HouseReferred to the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and 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.
2023-05-18HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3268 (Related) 2023-11-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.


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