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WSSA RESOLUTION #2017-01 SRS and PILT Funding

Western States Sheriffs’ Association calls on Congress to take immediate action to restore Secure Rural Schools (SRS) funding and continue to fully fund Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT). 

WSSA RESOLUTION #2016-02 EQUITABLE REGULATIONS OF PUBLIC LANDS

The Western States Sheriffs’ Association members call on all public land management agencies to enforce regulations and laws with equity for all users and when justified to seek legal consequences for violations and civil consequences for repairs and remediation necessary due to the violations.

WSSA RESOLUTION #2017-02 Adequate Funding for Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service Appropriations Budget

The Western States Sheriffs’ Association calls on Congress to increase resource management annual allocations to the Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service.

Resolution 2016-03 DOJ ASSET FORFEITURE PROGRAM

The Western States Sheriffs’ Association members call on the United States Congress to repeal the portions of the Bipartisan Budget act of 2015 (P.L. 114-74) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (P.L. 114-113) dealing with the Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program, restoring funding to this program as it was prior to either act.

WSSA RESOLUTION #2016-01 EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT REFORM

Western States Sheriffs’ Association members call on Congress to make meaningful amendments to the Equal Access to Justice Act to allow Federal Natural Resource Management agencies freedom to do their duties in managing public lands, species and community health of the Western United States thereby creating a path to self-sustaining rural communities and a healthier and safer United States of America.

Resolution 2016-04 OPPOSITION TO HR 3399 IN THE 114TH CONGRESS - 2016

The Western States Sheriffs’ Association members call on the United States Congress to defeat HR 3399 in the 114th Congress – 2016 and all subsequent bills of this nature.