H.R. 12884 (93rd): A bill to designate certain lands as wilderness.

Introduced:
Feb 19, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 93-632.
Sponsor
John Melcher
Representative for Montana's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 03, 1975
Length
Related Bills
H.R. 15447 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 02, 1976

H.R. 12995 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 21, 1974

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 1975.

Progress
Introduced Feb 19, 1974
Referred to Committee Feb 19, 1974
Passed House May 06, 1974
Passed Senate with Changes Aug 01, 1974
Signed by the President Jan 03, 1975
 
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Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (16D, 7R) (show)
Committees

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1/3/1975--Public Law.
(LATEST SUMMARY) Designates specified lands within the National Forest System and the National Wildlife Refuge System as wilderness areas. Provides that the wilderness areas designated by this Act shall be governed by the appropriate provisions of the Wilderness Act.

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