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 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
This report provides historical background on wildfires, and describes concerns about the wildland-urban interface and about forest and rangeland health. The report discusses fuel management, fire control, and fire effects. The report then examines federal, state, and landowner roles and responsibilities in protecting lands and resources from wildfires, and concludes by discussing current issues for federal wildfire management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461971/
Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
Congress continues to face questions about forestry practices, funding levels, and the federal role in wildfire protection. Recent fire seasons have been, by most standards, among the worst in the past half century. This report looks at factors contributing to wildfires as well as active and preventative treatments for wildfires. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86639/
Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
This report provides historical background on wildfires, and describes concerns about the wildland-urban interface and about forest and rangeland health. The report discusses fuel management, fire control, and fire effects. The report then examines federal, state, and landowner roles and responsibilities in protecting lands and resources from wildfires, and concludes by discussing current issues for federal wildfire management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8266/
Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
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Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
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Forest Fire/Wildfire Protection
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Forest Fires and Forest Health
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Forest Health: Overview
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Forest Health: Overview
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Forest Roads: Construction and Financing
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Forest Roads: Construction and Financing
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Forest Service Accountability in Administering Its Trust Funds
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The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management: History and Analysis of Merger Proposals
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Forest Service Appropriations: Five-Year Trends and FY2016 Budget Request
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Forest Service FY2001 Budget Issues, Including Proposals for Land Sales and Trust Funds
This report provides a table detailing the requested Forest Service (FS) budget for FY2001 and comparing it FY1999 appropriations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs1099/
Forest Service Payments to Counties— Title I of the Federal Forests County Revenue, Schools, and Jobs Act of 2012: Issues for Congress
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Forest Service Receipt-Sharing Payments: Proposals for Change
In lieu of property taxes, the Forest Service generally shares 25% of receipts from the sale, lease, rental, or other use of the national forests to the states for use on roads and schools in the counties where the national forests are located. This report discusses concerns about the equity and stability of Forest Service receipt-sharing payments, especially with the decline in timber sales over the past decade, and about the incentives of the current system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs1097/
Forest Service Revenue-Sharing Payments: Legislative Issues
The Forest Service (FS) returns 25% of the revenues from each national forest to the states for use on roads and schools in counties where the forests are located; the Bureau of Land Management shares 50% of its revenues with counties containing the Oregon & California grant lands. This report discusses the legislative concerns that have arisen because declining timber sales have reduced revenues. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs1085/
Forest Service Timber Sale Practices and Procedures: Analysis of Alternative Systems
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Forest Service Timber Sale Practices and Procedures: Analysis of Alternative Systems
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Forestry Assistance Programs
This report describes the current forestry assistance programs funded through the State and Private Forestry (S&PF) branch of the Forest Service. Following a brief overview, the report presents basic information on the programs to assist forestry practices, forest protection, and rural economies — purposes of the programs, types of activities funded, eligibility requirements, and authorized program duration and funding level, with recent program appropriations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9093/
Forestry Assistance Programs
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Forestry Assistance Programs
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Forestry Assistance Programs
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Forestry in the 2007 Farm Bill
This report briefly describes the Agriculture Committees' jurisdiction over forestry, with examples of legislation addressed by the committees. It discusses forestry issues likely to be debated in the upcoming farm bill. It then presents information on the forestry provisions in the Administration's proposal for the 2007 farm bill, followed by the forestry provisions in the House-passed 2007 farm bill (the Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007, H.R. 2419) and in the Senate Committee draft bill (the Food and Energy Security Act of 2007). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96766/
Forestry in the 2007 Farm Bill
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Forestry in the 2008 Farm Bill
This report discusses the forestry title and provisions introduced by the 2008 farm bill (P.L. 110-246, Food, Conservation, and Energy Act). It includes an overview of the 2008 forestry title (Title VIII) introduced by the farm bill, forestry provisions in other titles, and possible issues for a future farm bill related to forestry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc94102/
Forestry in the Farm Bill
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Forestry in the Farm Bill
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Forestry in the Next Farm Bill
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Forestry in the Next Farm Bill
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Forestry Provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill (P.L. 113-79)
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Form 1099 Information Reporting Requirements as Modified by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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Former NFL Players: Disabilities, Benefits, and Related Issues
This report discusses professional football players' injuries and health conditions that might have long-term consequences for their health. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770530/
Former Presidents: Federal Expenditures for Pensions, Office Allowances, and Protection
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Federal Pension and Retirement Benefits
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Former Presidents: Pensions, Facilities, and Services
The Former Presidents Act (72 Stat. 838) of 1958 provides financial and practical means to those who have served as President of the United States and still retain certain implicit public duties. In 1958, the cost of former Presidents to the public was an estimated $64,000. In FY84, approximately $27 million will be spent on benefits to former Presidents and their widows. Operation and maintenance of Presidential Libraries was approximately $14.9 million in FY83. This report discusses increasing concerns regarding the amounts and the types of expenditures that have been made. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8872/
Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits
This report provides a legislative and cultural history of the Former Presidents Act. It details the pension and benefits provided to former U.S. presidents and their costs; Congress has the authority to reduce, increase, or maintain these benefits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc287935/
Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits
This report provides a legislative and cultural history of the Former Presidents Act (FPA). It details the benefits provided to former Presidents and their costs. Congress has the authority to reduce, increase, or maintain the pension and benefits provided to former Presidents of the United States. This report considers the potential effects of maintaining the FPA or amending the FPA in ways that might reduce or otherwise modify a former President's benefits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463511/
Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits
This report describes the benefits Presidents receive upon leaving office, details the history of the Former Presidents Act (FPA), and analyzes some legislative options for the 110th Congress related to former Presidents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463229/
Former Presidents: Pensions, Office Allowances, and Other Federal Benefits
This report provides a legislative and cultural history of the Former Presidents Act. It details the pension and benefits provided to former U.S. presidents and their costs; Congress has the authority to reduce, increase, or maintain these benefits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689205/
The Former Soviet Union and U.S. Foreign Aid: Implementing the Assistance Program, 1992-1994
In fiscal year 1994, the new states of the former Soviet Union became collectively the second largest recipient of U.S. foreign assistance made available from all sources. Whether and how the assistance program is helping to bring about democratic systems and free market economies is increasingly a question of interest to Congress and the public at large. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26073/
The Former Soviet Union and U.S. Foreign Assistance
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