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Committee on AgricultureConservation and ForestryCommittee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedOctober 30th, 2013
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New Mexico Wildland Fire Emergency Salvage Act of 2013
To expedite the planning and implementation of salvage timber sales as part of Forest Service and Department of the Interior restoration and rehabilitation activities for lands within the Gila and Lincoln National Forests and for Bureau of Land Management lands in New Mexico adversely impacted by the 2012 and 2013 fire seasons, and for other purposes.
New Mexico Wildland Fire Emergency Salvage Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to affected National Forest System lands, and the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to affected Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands, as part of the restoration and rehabilitation activities undertaken on lands within the Gila National Forest and Lincoln National Forest and on BLM lands adversely impacted by the 2012 Little Bear and Whitewater-Baldy Complex Fires and the 2013 Silver Fire in New Mexico, to promptly plan and implement salvage timber sales of dead, damaged, or downed timber resulting from such wildfires. Requires such salvage timber sales to proceed immediately and to completion. Declares the such sales shall not be subject to administrative or judicial review in any U.S. court.