H.R. 15879 (93rd): Eastern Wilderness Areas Act


Jul 11, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 11, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


LaMar Baker
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 17089 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 7, 1974

H.R. 16507 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 21, 1974

H.R. 16503 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 21, 1974

H.R. 16117 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 25, 1974

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to further the purposes of the Wilderness Act by designating certain lands for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, to provide for study of certain additional lands for such inclusion.

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H.R. 17089 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 7, 1974

H.R. 16507 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 21, 1974

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Jul 11, 1974


23 cosponsors (14D, 9R) (show)
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