S. 4001 (109th): New England Wilderness Act of 2006


Sep 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 1, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 1, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-382


John Sununu

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2006
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - New HampshireDesignates specified federal lands managed by the United States Forest Service in the White Mountain National Forest area of New Hampshire as wilderness areas and as components ... Read more >


Sep 29, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 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.

Nov 15, 2006
Passed House

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.

Dec 1, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 4001”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (1I, 1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


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. 2463 (Related)
New England Wilderness Act of 2006

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 19, 2006

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

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Sep 25, 2006

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