H.R. 1592 (102nd): Big Thicket National Preserve Addition Act of 1992


Mar 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 7, 1992 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Charles Wilson

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

An act to modify the boundaries of the Big Thicket National Preserve in the State of Texas by adding the Village Creek Corridor unit, the Big Sandy Corridor unit, and the Canyonlands unit.

Summary (CRS)

Big Thicket National Preserve Addition Act of 1992 - Expands the boundaries of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas, through the addition of specified lands in Hardin, Polk, and Tyler ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 21, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 13, 1991
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 23, 1991
Passed House

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

Oct 7, 1992
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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1592”). 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)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 919 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 17, 1989

H.R. 433 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1993

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