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H.R. 518 (103rd): California Desert Protection Act of 1994

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To designate certain lands in the California Desert as wilderness, to establish the Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks and the Mojave National Monument, and for other purposes.

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Jan 21, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 27, 1994 but was never passed by the Senate.


Richard Lehman

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 11, 1994
Length: 71 pages

See Instead

S. 21 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 31, 1994



Jan 21, 1993

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Jun 18, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

May 4, 1994
Ordered Reported

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May 11, 1994
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Jul 27, 1994
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 518 (103rd) 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 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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