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
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
This bill was introduced on September 25, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district
Sep 25, 1974
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 16883 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 16883. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Eastern Wilderness Areas Act, H.R. 16883, 93rd Cong. (1974).
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