S. 22 (111th): Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009


Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on March 11, 2009.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2009
Length: 1248 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 146 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 30, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/15/2009--Passed Senate amended.Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 - TitleI - Additions to the National Wilderness Preservation SystemSubtitleA - Wild Monongahela WildernessSection1001 - Designates specified federal lands in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 7, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 8, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 15, 2009
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 11, 2009
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 22”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jan 11, 2009 2 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 66/12
Jan 14, 2009 10:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 68/24
Jan 15, 2009 12:21 p.m.
Bill Passed 73/21
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 11, 2009 12:38 p.m.
Failed 282/144

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

S. 3213 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2008

H.R. 146 (Related)
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 30, 2009

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