S. 2463 (109th): New England Wilderness Act of 2006


Mar 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 19, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


John Sununu

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2006
Length: 11 pages

See Instead:

S. 4001 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 1, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

An act to designate certain land in New England as wilderness for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation system and certain land as a National Recreation Area, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/2006--Passed Senate amended.New England Wilderness Act of 2006 - TitleI - New HampshireDesignates specified federal lands managed by the United States Forest Service in the White Mountain National Forest area ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 28, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 19, 2006
Passed Senate

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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2463”). 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

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 2006

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

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Sep 25, 2006

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