Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
12/05/2019          

Forestry Renewal Act

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12/14/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/05/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5311


To amend the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to renew the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council and to amend the Act of October 14, 1980, to remove the limitation on the transfer of amounts available under the reforestation trust fund, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 5, 2019

Mr. Huffman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to renew the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council and to amend the Act of October 14, 1980, to remove the limitation on the transfer of amounts available under the reforestation trust fund, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Forestry Renewal Act”.

SEC. 2. Renewal of National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.

Section 9(g) of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2105(g)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (2), by adding at the end the following:

    “(F) MEETINGS.—The Council established under this subsection shall meet not less than twice annually.”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(7) RENEWAL OF COUNCIL.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this paragraph, the Secretary shall renew the Council established under this subsection.

“(B) TERMINATION.—The Council established under this subsection shall not terminate except as provided by an Act of Congress.”.

SEC. 3. Transfer of amounts under Reforestation Trust Fund.

Section 303(b) of the Act of October 14, 1980 (16 U.S.C. 1606a(b)), is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1), by striking “Subject to the limitation in paragraph (2), the” and inserting “The”;

(2) by striking paragraph (2); and

(3) by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2).


Picture Name From Date Type
Jared Huffman D-CA 12/05/2019 Sponsor
Peter Welch D-VT 12/19/2019 Cosponsor
Eleanor Norton D-DC 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Michael Nicolas D-GU 09/04/2020 Cosponsor
Grace Napolitano D-CA 01/13/2020 Cosponsor
Doris Matsui D-CA 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Sheila Lee D-TX 12/19/2019 Cosponsor
Debra Haaland D-NM 01/08/2020 Cosponsor
Michael Doyle D-PA 02/10/2020 Cosponsor
Peter DeFazio D-OR 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Judy Chu D-CA 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
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12/05/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.Action By: House of Representatives
12/05/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5311. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (12/05/2019) Forestry Renewal Act This bill makes permanent the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. The council shall meet at least twice a year. The bill removes the ceiling on the amount that may by transferred by the Department of Agriculture to the Reforestation Trust Fund.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (12/05/2019) Forestry Renewal Act This bill makes permanent the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. The council shall meet at least twice a year. The bill removes the ceiling on the amount that may by transferred by the Department of Agriculture to the Reforestation Trust Fund.
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