H.AMDT.51 to H.R.1404

Amendment clarifies that the FLAME fund can be used for containment activities to prevent a burning fire from reaching dangerously infested areas which can increase the risk of intensification and spread of the wildfire.

H.AMDT.51(A002)
Amends: H.R.1404
Sponsor: Rep Perlmutter, Ed [CO-7](offered 3/26/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment clarifies that the FLAME fund can be used for containment activities to prevent a burning fire from reaching dangerously infested areas which can increase the risk of intensification and spread of the wildfire.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
Amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 111-52 to clarify that authorized suppression activities for the Flame Fund include containment activities in response to crisis insect infestations to reduce the likelihood of wildfires.

STATUS:

    3/26/2009 10:26am:
    Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Perlmutter. (consideration: CR H4033, H4040-4041; text: CR H4033)
    3/26/2009 11:48am:
    On agreeing to the Perlmutter amendment (A002) Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 0 (Roll no. 157).

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