H.R. 5059 (109th): New Hampshire Wilderness Act of 2006


Mar 30, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 25, 2006.


Charles “Charlie” Bass

Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To designate the Wild River Wilderness in the White Mountain National Forest in the State of New Hampshire, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/30/2006--Introduced.New Hampshire Wilderness Act of 2006 - Designates specified federal lands in the White Mountain National Forest area of New Hampshire as a wilderness area (which shall be known as ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 30, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 25, 2006
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5059”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 25, 2006 7 p.m.
Failed 223/167

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5062 (Related)
New Hampshire Wilderness Act of 2006

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Sep 25, 2006

S. 4001 (Related)
New England Wilderness Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 2006

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