42 U.S. Code § 1856m - Definitions

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In this subchapter:
(1) Assume any and all liability
The term “assume any and all liability” means—
(A) the payment of—
(i) any judgment, settlement, fine, penalty, or cost assessment (including prevailing party legal fees) associated with the applicable litigation; and
(ii) any cost incurred in handling the applicable litigation (including legal fees); and
(B) with respect to a Federal firefighter, arranging for, and paying the costs of, representation in the applicable litigation.
(2) Federal firefighter
The term “Federal firefighter” means an individual furnished by the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior under an agreement entered into under section 1856n of this title.
(3) Foreign fire organization
The term “foreign fire organization” means any foreign governmental, public, or private entity that has wildfire protection resources.
(4) Foreign firefighter
The term “foreign firefighter” means an individual furnished by a foreign fire organization under an agreement entered into under section 1856n of this title.
(5) Wildfire
The term “wildfire” means any forest or range fire.
(6) Wildfire protection resources
The term “wildfire protection resources” means any personnel, supplies, equipment, or other resources required for wildfire presuppression and suppression activities.

Source

(Pub. L. 100–428, § 2, as added Pub. L. 112–74, div. E, title IV, § 411(2),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 1039.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1856m,Pub. L. 100–428, § 2,Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1615, related to definitions, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 112–74, div. E, title IV, § 411(2),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 1039.
Short Title of 1989 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–11, § 1,Apr. 7, 1989, 103 Stat. 15, provided that: “This Act [repealing section 1856p of this title] may be cited as the ‘Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act’.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 100–428, § 1,Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1615, as amended by Pub. L. 112–74, div. E, title IV, § 411(1),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 1039, provided that: “This Act [enacting this subchapter] may be cited as the ‘Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act’.”

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