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, and for other purposes.
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Aug 21, 1974
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 16503”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
14 cosponsors (7R, 7D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 1974
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 16503 — 93rd Congress: Eastern Wilderness Areas Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16503
“H.R. 16503 — 93rd Congress: Eastern Wilderness Areas Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16503>
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