A bill to designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 6, 2000
Length: 5 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Jul 13, 2000
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Sep 20, 2000
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 5, 2000
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 6, 2000
Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate.
S. 2865 (106th) 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 S. 2865. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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