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S. 272 (109th): Caribbean National Forest Act of 2005

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Hillary Clinton

Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2005
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Feb 3, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Passed Senate (House next)

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

See Instead:

H.R. 539 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 1, 2005

History

Feb 3, 2005
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 16, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 26, 2005
 
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.

S. 272 (109th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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