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HB16-1019

Broadcast Burns Watershed Protection

Concerning increased authority to use broadcast burning as a tool to promote watershed restoration.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subject:
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The act adds broadcast burning, the method by which fire is applied generally to most or all of an area within well-defined boundaries, to the types of projects and methods for which the state forest service may award grants from the healthy forests and vibrant communities fund and the forest restoration program cash fund to help restore community watersheds.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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