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Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: S. 2150, Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission Act of 2021   [open pdf - 157KB]

This is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Cost Estimate as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on July 14, 2021. From the Document: "S. 2150 would direct the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to jointly establish a commission composed of representatives from federal agencies and nonfederal members to study the prevention, suppression, and management of wildfires. Under the bill, the commission would be required to meet monthly and, within one year of its first meeting, report to the Congress on federal spending related to wildfire management, wildfire response coordination between different levels of governments, and policy recommendations. The commission would terminate 180 days after submitting that report. S. 2150 also would direct the Department of Defense to inventory surplus cargo and aircraft parts that could be used for aerial firefighting. Based on the costs of similar activities, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would cost $1 million over the 2022-2026 period; any spending would be subject to the availability of appropriated funds."

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2021-11-29
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