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

Introduced:

Jul 31, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 17, 1974

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

Law:

Pub.L. 93-378

Sponsor:

Hubert Humphrey Jr.

Senator from Minnesota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 17, 1974

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Jul 31, 1973
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 18, 1974
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 21, 1974
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 1, 1974
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Aug 17, 1974
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 17, 1974
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2296”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (21D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 15283 (Related)
Forest and Related Resources Planning Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 1, 1974

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