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H.R. 2556 (102nd): Entitled “Los Padres Condor Range and River Protection Act”.

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Los Padres Condor Range and River Protection Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-301) is a Federal law that established five new designated Wilderness Areas and three new designated Wild and Scenic Rivers in the Los Padres National Forest and Angeles National Forest in California. The law was sponsored by California Republican and Ventura County native Robert J. Lagomarsino while he represented California's 19th District in the United States House of Representatives. The legislation was cosponsored by Democratic and Republican representatives from districts representing the entirety of the Los Padres National Forest.

Signed by President George H.W. Bush, the law designated 316,050 acres of new wilderness, expanded existing wilderness by 84,400 acres, and designated 84 miles of new Wild and Scenic Rivers. Most of the areas protected by the law …

Sponsor and status

Jun 5, 1991
102nd Congress (1991–1992)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 19, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 19, 1992.

Pub.L. 102-301

Robert Lagomarsino

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 1992


3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)



Jun 5, 1991

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Oct 2, 1991
Ordered Reported

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Nov 12, 1991
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Jun 4, 1992
Passed Senate

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.

Jun 19, 1992
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2556 (102nd) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2556. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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