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H.R. 640 (107th): Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Act

To adjust the boundaries of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Elton Gallegly

Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2002
Length: 2 pages
Feb 14, 2001
107th Congress (2001–2002)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 2002.

Pub.L. 107-236

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Sherman Applauds Passage of Santa Monica Mountains Boundary Adjustment Bill
    — Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA32] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2002

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Feb 14, 2001

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May 16, 2001
Ordered Reported

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Jun 6, 2001
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.

Jul 3, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Aug 1, 2002
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 24, 2002
House Agreed to Changes

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.

Oct 9, 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 640 (107th) 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. 640. This is the one from the 107th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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