S. 1240 (114th): Cerros del Norte Conservation Act

A bill to designate the Cerro del Yuta and Rio San Antonio Wilderness Areas in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 7, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martin Heinrich

Junior Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2015
Length: 8 pages


May 7, 2015

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Jul 30, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Sep 9, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 1240 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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