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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sep 19, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 19, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district
Sep 19, 1974
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H.R. 16770 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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