H.R.1404 - Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act

To authorize a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a cohesive wildland fire management strategy, and for other purposes. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act as introduced.
  • Short: FLAME Act as introduced.
  • Official: To authorize a supplemental funding source for catastrophic emergency wildland fire suppression activities on Department of the Interior and National Forest System lands, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a cohesive wildland fire management strategy, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act as passed house.
  • Short: FLAME Act as passed house.

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Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 61 Mar 26th Fail Amendment numbered 13 printed in House Report 111-52 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with a State Forester to prepare and implement `good neighbor' projects on National Forest System land to complement any similar project being performed on bordering or adjacent non-Federal land. Would provide that the decision to proceed with a good neighbor project is in the Secretary's sole discretion. Defines good neighbor projects to include certain fuels reduction projects. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 60 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 12 printed in House Report 111-52 to amend the definition of `fire-ready community' in the bill to provide that a community satisfies the definition if it is located within a priority area identified by the fire risk maps required by the bill, and meets two of the other four criteria listed in the bill for `fire-ready communities.'. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 59 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 10 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the cohesive wildland fire management strategy required in the bill to include among its elements a plan, developed in coordination with the National Guard Bureau, to maximize the use of National Guard resources to fight wildfires. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 58 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 9 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the cohesive wildland fire management strategy required in the bill to include among its elements a system to study the effects of invasive species on wildland fire risk. Would add to the list of eligible uses for cost-share grants provided for in the bill implementation of fire-safety programs focused on the eradication or control of invasive species. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 57 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 111-52 to require that the Secretaries, in considering severity of and threat posed by a fire for the purposes of determining whether to declare that a wildland fire suppression activity is eligible for funding from the Flame Fund, take into account areas where insect infestation has created an extreme risk for wildfire. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 56 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the cohesive wildland fire management strategy required in the bill to include among its elements a system to assess the impacts of climate change on the frequency and severity of wildland fire. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 55 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the review of certain wildfires specified in the bill to include an assessment of the quantity of greenhouse gases produced as a result of the fire. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 54 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the review of certain wildfires specified in the bill to include an assessment of what actions, if any, could have been taken in advance of the fire that may have prevented the fire or at least reduced the severity of the fire. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 53 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 111-52 to require advance notice, in writing, to adjacent landowners whenever the Department of Agriculture sets a prescribed fire on National Forest System land. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 52 Mar 26th Pass Amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 111-52 to require revisions of the cohesive wildland fire management strategy at least once every five years. (View on THOMAS)

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