H.R. 539 (109th): Caribbean National Forest Act of 2005


Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 1, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 1, 2005.


Pub.L. 109-118


Luis Fortuño

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2005
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To designate certain National Forest System land in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

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Related Bills

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S. 272 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 26, 2005

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 539” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Feb 2, 2005
Reported by Committee
May 18, 2005
Passed House
Sep 13, 2005
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Nov 16, 2005
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 2005


15 cosponsors (11D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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