S. 693 (100th): Great Smoky Mountains Wilderness Act


Mar 10, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Sasser

Senator from Tennessee


See Instead:

H.R. 1495 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Jun 21, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate certain lands in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as wilderness; to provide for settlement of all claims of Swain County, North Carolina, against the United States under the agreement dated July 30, 1943, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/10/1987--Introduced.Great Smoky Mountains Wilderness Act - Designates specified lands in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee as the Great Smoky Mountains Wilderness. Sets forth requirements ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 1987

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 693”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1947 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 7, 1983

H.R. 1495 (Related)
Great Smoky Mountains Wilderness Act

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jun 21, 1988

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