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

Introduced:

Feb 19, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 1975

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

Law:

Pub.L. 93-632

Sponsor:

John Melcher

Representative for Montana's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 1975

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
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History

Introduced
Feb 19, 1974
Passed House
May 6, 1974
Passed Senate with Changes
Aug 1, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 3, 1975

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