114th Congress

H.R. 2394, the National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015

Bill Text

Description

H.R. 2394, the National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015, will reauthorize the authority to provide matching funds to the National Forest Foundation (NFF) so the Foundation is able to have the resources to continue its work to ensure U.S. national forests and grasslands are maintained.  This authority would expire at the end of FY 2018 making the program consistent with most farm bill forestry programs in the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Sponsors

Introduced by Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-5) and sponsored by Reps. Mike Bost (IL-12) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-1)

Status

Introduced on May 18, 2015 and referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. Passed through the House Agriculture Committee (voice vote) on May 20, 2015. Passed the House floor (voice vote) on June 9, 2015. Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on June 10, 2015.

Related Content

Press Release: House Ag Committee Approves H.R. 2394, The National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015