S. 974 (101st): Nevada Wilderness Protection Act of 1989

A bill to designate certain lands in the State of Nevada as wilderness, and for other purposes.



May 11, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 5, 1989

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 5, 1989.


Pub.L. 101-195


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Dec 5, 1989


May 11, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 2, 1989
Reported by Committee

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Sep 20, 1989
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 17, 1989
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 20, 1989
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 5, 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 974 (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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