11.09.17

Senate Agriculture Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Land Management Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today held a business meeting where S. 2099, the Federal Land Management Act of 2017, was favorably reported out of the Committee by unanimous voice vote.

“We are pleased the Senate Agriculture Committee continues the tradition of bipartisanship and regular order to conduct the Committee’s business,” said Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. “This package of legislation is widely supported by local stakeholders and will help preserve and promote the growth of our national forests across the country.”

Click here to read the Federal Land Management Act of 2017, which includes the following bills:

  • Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act
  • Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act
  • Tennessee Wilderness Act
  • Virginia Wilderness Additions Act of 2017
  • Kisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act
  • NRCS site in Riverside, CA

 

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Press Contact

Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035

Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-1437