H.R. 15446 (94th): A bill to designate certain lands as wilderness.


Sep 2, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 27, 1976 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Melcher

Representative for Montana's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/2/1976--Introduced.Designates as wilderness specified lands within the following components of the National Wildlife Refuge System and the National Forest System:(1) Simeonof National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska;(2) Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 2, 1976

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Sep 27, 1976
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15446”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (14D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 12913 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 20, 1974

H.R. 15534 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1976

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