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house Bill H.R. 979

Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
      Conservation and Forestry
    IntroducedMarch 6th, 2013

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Title

Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to modify the definition of the term "biobased product".

Summary

Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to include in the definition of "biobased product" forest products that meet biobased content requirements, notwithstanding the market share the product holds, the product's age, or whether the market for the product is new or emerging. Defines "forest product" as a product made from materials derived from the practice of forestry or the management of growing timber, including: (1) pulp, paper, paperboard, pellets, and wood products; and (2) any recycled products derived from forest materials.

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