Sponsor and status
94th Congress (1975–1976)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 1976
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 1976.
Representative for California's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 18, 1976
9 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Jun 18, 1975
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Sep 29, 1976
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Oct 1, 1976
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.
Oct 18, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 8002 (94th) 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. 8002. This is the one from the 94th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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An Act to designate certain lands in the Point Reyes National Seashore, California, as wilderness, amending the Act of September 13, 1962 (76 Stat. 538), as amended (16 U.S.C. 459c-6a), and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 94-544, H.R. 8002, 94th Cong. (1976).
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