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Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act

report (to accompany H.R. 829, which on February 2, 1989, was referred jointly to the Committees on Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, and Interior and Insular Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Wildfires -- Prevention and control -- International cooperation.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 101st Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 101-5.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17835909M

    Agriculture to enter into such arrangements by the Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act as Amended, U.S. Public Law , 42 USC, Section m; CONSIDERING that in the summer of , firefighters from New Zealand provided able assistance to the U.S. during its worst fire . By way of background, under the Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act of , as amended, 42 U.S.C. §m, the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture are authorized to enter into reciprocal agreements with foreign fire organizations for mutual aid in wildfire protection.

    (c) Reporting requirements.—If the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture determines that supplemental appropriations are necessary for a fiscal year for wildfire suppression operations (as defined in subparagraph (E)(i) of section (b)(2) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of (2 U.S.C. (b)(2. C. Reciprocal Fire Protection Act of as amended by the Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act of (69 Stat. 66, 67; 42 U.S.C. a)( Stat. ). Authorizes reciprocal fire protection agreements with any fire organization for mutual aid with or without reimbursement and allows for emergency assistance in the vicinity of agency.

    Measure passed House amended Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act - Amends the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior to enter into reciprocal agreements with foreign fire organizations for wildfire protection and in the absence of such. Wildfire suppression is a range of firefighting tactics used to suppress ghting efforts in wild land areas require different techniques, equipment, and training from the more familiar structure fire fighting found in populated areas. Working in conjunction with specially designed aerial firefighting aircraft, these wildfire-trained crews suppress flames, construct fire lines.


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Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apr 7, H.R. (st). To make permanent the authority provided Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act book the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act. Ina database of. Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act and review of the fiscal year budget proposal for the Forest Service, U.S.

Department of Agriculture: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R.March 1, The Federal Land Assistance Management and Enhancement (FLAME) Act of (Title V of Division A of Public Law ) requires the Secretary of the Interior to submit an estimate of anticipated wildfire suppression costs for each fiscal year.

for federal support and assistance to address wildfire suppression during a fire, post-wildfire recovery in the aftermath, and land management activities to reduce the risk of future catastrophic wildfires.

During the Fire The federal government is responsible for responding to wildfires that begin on federal lands. The Department of the.

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act - Amends the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act to repeal the provision terminating the authority of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with foreign fire organizations for wildfire protection, to furnish or accept emergency wildfire protection resources from foreign fire organizations, or to incur obligations for reimbursement to Canada or Canadian organizations in furnishing U.S.

wildfire. History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built.

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act. Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act. Pub.Apr. 7,Stat. Short title, see 42 U.S.C. m note. Pub. suppression actions as authorized under Section 19 of The Wildfire Act then Wildfire Management could delegate the responsibility and authority to suppress fires using those aircraft as long as a current Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Plan is in place.

1 WILDFIRE c. W The Wildfire Act being Chapter W of the Statutes of Saskatchewan, (effective Ma ) as amended by the Statutes of Saskatchewan,c.F; andc.S NOTE: This consolidation is not official and is subject to House amendments and Law. amended by the Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act of ( Stat.

), provides authority for Federal agencies to enter into mutual assistance agreements with foreign, State and local governments for combatting wildfires, and to provide emergency assistance when no. Comparing Models of Fire Suppression Funding Federal Government The Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act (FLAME) of established a fund intended to cover wildfire suppression costs incurred on lands that receive wildfire protection from federal agencies.

In the absence of any agreement authorized or ratified by section a of this title, each agency head is authorized to render emergency assistance in extinguishing fires and in preserving life and property from fire, within the vicinity of any place at which such agency maintains fire-protection facilities, when the rendition of such assistance is determined, under regulations prescribed by the agency head, to be in.

DIVISION O—WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION FUNDING AND FOREST MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES ACT SEC. SHORT TITLE. This division may be cited as the ‘‘Wildfire Suppression Funding and Forest Management Activities Act’’.

TITLE I—WILDFIRE AND DISASTER FUNDING ADJUSTMENT SEC. WILDFIRE AND DISASTER FUNDING ADJUSTMENT. Prevention and suppression of wildfires. Assistance with fire and nonfire national and state emergencies and multiagency logistical support in this state and other states.

Activities pursuant to the wildfire suppression assistance act (P.L. ; Stat. 15; 42 United States Code sections m through o) in Mexico and Canada.

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act: report (to accompany H.R. which on February 2,was referred jointly to the Committees on Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, and Interior and Insular Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

INTRODUCTION This publication has been developed by the Wildland Fire Protection of the Program Nebraska Forest Service, as a description of aviation suppression resources available to the rural fire districts and the fire departments in the State of Nebraska for the control and suppression of wildfires.

(th). A bill to permanently extend the authority granted under the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

Wildfire Suppression Spending: Background, Issues, and Legislation in the th Congress Katie Hoover Specialist in Natural Resources Policy Wildland Fire Management (WFM) accounts and Federal Land Assistance, Management, and Enhancement Act (FLAME) reserve accounts.

If the suppression funding in both of these. Wildland Fire Management (WFM) accounts and Federal Land Assistance, Management, and Enhancement Act (FLAME) reserve accounts.

If the suppression funding in both of these Wildfire Suppression Spending: Issues and Legislation in the th Congress 18 The. Wildfire Suppression. Firefighting — Employment — Assistance. Legislative declaration — Forest protection zones.

Legislative declaration — Equitable sharing of forest fire protection costs — Coordinated forest fire protection and suppression. Fire suppression. An Alternative Incentive Structure for Wildfire Management on National Forest Land Geoffrey H. Donovan and Thomas C. Brown Abstract: Wildfire suppression expenditures on national forest land have increased over the last 35 years, exceeding US$1 billion in and.

some of FEMA's Public Assistance grants. Wildfire Suppression The federal government is also supporting the wildfire suppression efforts in California with many federal deployable appropriation in Division I of the FAA Reauthorization Act of (P.L.

) for grants to states for disaster relief.the cumulative costs of wildfire suppression and Federal emergency response activities for the Secretary concerned will exceed, within 30 days, all of the amounts previously appropriated (including amounts appropriated under an emergency designation, but excluding amounts appropriated to the FLAME Fund) to the Secretary concerned for wildfire.Federal Assistance for Wildfire Response and Recovery Congressional Research Service 2 T.

Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.7 Once issued, the FMAG declaration authorizes various forms of federal assistance— such as equipment, personnel, and grants to state.