S. 2865 (106th): Virginia Wilderness Act of 2000

Introduced:
Jul 13, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
Sponsor
Charles Robb
Senator from Virginia
Party
Democrat
Text
Read Text »
Last Updated
Oct 06, 2000
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4646 (Related)
To designate certain National Forest System lands within the boundaries of the State of ...

Signed by the President
Nov 09, 2000

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 5, 2000 but was never passed by the House.

Progress
Introduced Jul 13, 2000
Referred to Committee Jul 13, 2000
Reported by Committee Sep 20, 2000
Passed Senate Oct 05, 2000
 
Full Title

A bill to designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness.

Summary

No summaries available.

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committees

House Agriculture

Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition

House Natural Resources

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

 
Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.

Widget

Get a bill status widget for your website »

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion:

Notes

S. stands for Senate bill.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the president to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

GovTrack’s Bill Summary

We don’t have a summary available yet.

Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


7/13/2000--Introduced.
Virginia Wilderness Act of 2000 - Designates certain lands in the George Washington National Forest, Virginia, as the Priest Wilderness Area and the Three Ridges Wilderness Area.

House Republican Conference Summary

The summary below was written by the House Republican Conference, which is the caucus of Republicans in the House of Representatives.


No summary available.

House Democratic Caucus Summary

The House Democratic Caucus does not provide summaries of bills.

So, yes, we display the House Republican Conference’s summaries when available even if we do not have a Democratic summary available. That’s because we feel it is better to give you as much information as possible, even if we cannot provide every viewpoint.

We’ll be looking for a source of summaries from the other side in the meanwhile.

Use the comment space below for discussion of the merits of S. 2865 (106th) with other GovTrack users.
Your comments are not read by Congressional staff.

comments powered by Disqus