A bill to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System and the National Landscape Conservation System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2010
Length: 36 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on July 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Bingaman: Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Wilderness Act Unanimously Clears Energy Committee”
— Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 21, 2010
“Bingaman & Udall Unveil Strengthened Doa Ana Wilderness Bill”
— Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 9, 2010
Sep 17, 2009
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Jul 21, 2010
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S. 1689 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1689. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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