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H.R. 987 (101st): Tongass Timber Reform Act


An Act to amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to protect certain lands in the Tongass National Forest in perpetuity, to modify certain long-term timber contracts, to provide for protection of riparian habitat, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 28, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 28, 1990.

Law
Pub.L. 101-626
Sponsor

Robert Mrazek

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 1990

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History

Feb 9, 1989
 
Introduced

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May 31, 1989
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 13, 1989
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 13, 1990
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 24, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 26, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 28, 1990
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 987 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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