Home > newsroom > Page
To amend the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act to extend and expand the scope of the pilot forest management project required by that Act (H.R. 3685)
June 7, 2012 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2012 -

Reporting H.R. 3685 Out of Committee (Passed 21-16. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill would extend a bipartisan pilot project to implement forest management activities on 70,000 acres per year in Northern California to address the declining forest health and rural economies.

Bishop Amendment #1 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.)
This amendment would give the Forest Service more flexibility in amending its land and resource management plans within the pilot project area and makes two technical corrections.

Garamendi Amendment.AM1 – Reduce Term of Pilot Project (Not Agreed to by Voice Vote.)
This amendment would decrease the extension of the term of the pilot project, places additional requirements on expanding the pilot project area, and strikes two provisions in the underlying legislation.

* For complete legislative action for the June 7, 2012 Full Committee Markup, click here.

Latest News

Obama Administration Ignores Record of Federal Paternalism, Mismanagement on Tribal Lands

Last week, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell issued a secretarial order to encourage cooperation with federally recognized tribes in the management of federal lands. Chairman Rob...... Read more

Administration More Interested in Destroying Dams than Generating Affordable Hydroelectricity

Yesterday, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve the destruction of four dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon....... Read more

Bishop: Special Interests, Courts are De-facto Arm of Obama Administration in Charge of ESA Policy

In abiding to a recent court order that vacated the Obama Administration’s withdrawal of a proposed rule to list the North American wolverine as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the ...... Read more

View All News


No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events