H.Res. 196 (101st): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 987) to amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to designate certain lands in the Tongass National Forest as wilderness, and for other purposes.

Jul 11, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 12, 1989

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 12, 1989. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Jul 11, 1989
Reported by Committee
Jul 11, 1989
Agreed To
Jul 12, 1989
Barton “Bart” Gordon
Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 987 is governed by these rules.

Signed by the President
Nov 28, 1990


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 987 (Alaska lands).

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