H.AMDT.59 to H.R.1404

Amendment allows the National Guard to participate in fighting wildfires.

H.AMDT.59(A010)
Amends: H.R.1404
Sponsor: Rep Rahall, Nick J., II [WV-3](offered 3/26/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment allows the National Guard to participate in fighting wildfires.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
Amendment numbered 10 printed in House Report 111-52 to require the cohesive wildland fire management strategy required in the bill to include among its elements a plan, developed in coordination with the National Guard Bureau, to maximize the use of National Guard resources to fight wildfires.

STATUS:

    3/26/2009 11:02am:
    Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Rahall. (consideration: CR H4037-4038; text: CR H4037)
    3/26/2009 11:02am:
    On agreeing to the Rahall amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.

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