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HR 2515 - Forest Recovery and Protection bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Gregory Meeks voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (181-201) - (Key vote)

Title: Forest Recovery and Protection bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill calling for a $50 million forest recovery and protection program managed by the U.S. Forest Service.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a 5 year program to recover and protect U.S. forest land.
  • Creates a scientific advisory panel to help the U.S. Forest Service identify, prioritize and monitor restoration projects.
  • Includes requirements for audits and reports in order to ensure fiscal accountability, transparency and efficiency.
  • Designates a transfer of any funding necessary for the program from the Interior Department to a Forest Recovery and Protection Fund and prohibits that funding from being used for road construction.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Forest Recovery and Protection bill

Sponsors

  • Robert F. 'Bob' Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • William E. 'Bill' Barrett (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Ed Combest (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Patsy Ann 'Pat' Danner (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Thune (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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