S. 2296 (93rd): National Forest Environmental Management Act

An Act to provide for the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, to protect, develop, and enhance the productivity and other values of certain of the Nation's lands and resources, and for other purposes.



Jul 31, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 17, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 17, 1974.


Pub.L. 93-378


Hubert Humphrey Jr.

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Aug 17, 1974


Jul 31, 1973

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Feb 18, 1974
Reported by Committee

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Feb 21, 1974
Passed Senate

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Jul 1, 1974
Passed House with Changes

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Aug 17, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 17, 1974
Text Published

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S. 2296 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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