S. 561 - Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act

Fire Fighters, Forests - Public lands and natural resources. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill 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. (by More
A bill 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. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act

S. 561 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Fire Fighters, Forests
Summary
A bill 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. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill 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.
Other Titles
  • Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act
  • FLAME Act
Sponsor
Jeff Bingaman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Public lands and natural resources
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Advisory bodies
  • Congressional oversight
  • Disaster relief and insurance
  • Electric power generation and transmission
  • Emergency planning and evacuation
  • Fires
  • Forests
  • Government information and archives
  • Government trust funds
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Water quality
  • Water use and supply
  • Watersheds
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Major Actions
Introduced3/10/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/10/2009
3/10/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
7/21/2009Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Environmental policy, which…

supported this bill

Environmental policy$2,859,887
$2,859,887

7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act

7 organizations supported this bill

American Forests
Sustainable Northwest & American Forests (2009, March 10). Conservation Partners Applaud Bipartisan Introduction of the FLAME Act. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .
American Whitewater
American Whitewater (2009, March 10). Congress Fires-Up the FLAME Act. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .
Helicopter Association International
Helicopter Association International (n.d.). Update on Firefighting Legislation. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .
National Association of State Foresters
National Association of State Foresters (2009, March 11). State Foresters Praise Wildfire Suppression Funding Legislation. Retrieved March 30, 2009, from .
Sierra Club
Sierra Club (2009, March 26). Sierra Club Applauds House for Decision to Fund Wildfire Prevention FLAME Act Allows Forest Service to Focus on Protecting Communities. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .
Sustainable Northwest
Sustainable Northwest & American Forests (2009, March 10). Conservation Partners Applaud Bipartisan Introduction of the FLAME Act. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .
Wilderness Society
The Wilderness Society (2009, March 10). * Bill addressing wildfire funding crisis introduced in U.S. House, Senate. Retrieved April 2, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Environmental policy interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$18,700$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$0
Mark BegichDAK$76,699$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$166,211$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$257,222$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$36,025$0
Ben CardinDMD$42,891$0
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,600$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,300$0
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$0
Chris DoddDCT$7,100$0
Byron DorganDND$3,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$24,960$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$67,109$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$0
Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$0
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$0
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$0
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$0
Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$0
Patty MurrayDWA$98,778$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$0
Harry ReidDNV$148,889$0
Jim RischRID$2,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$0
Jon TesterDMT$115,977$0
John ThuneRSD$5,400$0
Mark UdallDCO$325,265$0
Tom UdallDNM$147,398$0
David VitterRLA$22,100$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$0
Jim WebbDVA$49,350$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$10$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$3,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$18,700$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$500$0
Mark BegichDAK$76,699$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$166,211$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,451$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$257,222$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$61,400$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,550$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$36,025$0
Ben CardinDMD$42,891$0
Tom CarperDDE$2,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$64,063$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$19,600$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,000$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,300$0
Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$0
Chris DoddDCT$7,100$0
Byron DorganDND$3,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$24,960$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$96,291$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$24,350$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$67,109$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,550$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$60,214$0
Tom HarkinDIA$12,065$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,233$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$3,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,400$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$10,050$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$9,620$0
John F. KerryDMA$5,120$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$63,300$0
Herb KohlDWI$40$0
Jon KylRAZ$2,100$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,416$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,403$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,450$0
Carl LevinDMI$22,145$0
Joe LiebermanICT$46,750$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$7,200$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$500$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$53,260$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,300$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,250$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,557$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,850$0
Patty MurrayDWA$98,778$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$77,245$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,960$0
Harry ReidDNV$148,889$0
Jim RischRID$2,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$35,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$31,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$43,700$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$92,417$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,700$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,400$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$24,810$0
Jon TesterDMT$115,977$0
John ThuneRSD$5,400$0
Mark UdallDCO$325,265$0
Tom UdallDNM$147,398$0
David VitterRLA$22,100$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$9,133$0
Jim WebbDVA$49,350$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$57,610$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,300$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$2,859,887

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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