S. 708 (100th): Tongass Timber Reform 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.


William Proxmire

Senator from Wisconsin


See Instead:

H.R. 1516 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 27, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require annual appropriations of funds to support timber management and resource conservation on the Tongass National Forest.

Summary (CRS)

3/10/1987--Introduced.Tongass Timber Reform Act - Amends the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act to repeal the ongoing appropriations for timber utilization in the Tongass National Forest, Alaska. Repeals the requirement ... 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. 708”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1516 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 27, 1988

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