H.R. 12264 (95th): A bill to designate certain lands in the State of Wisconsin as wilderness.


Apr 20, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 21, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 21, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-494


Robert Cornell

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1978

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Summary (CRS)

6/28/1978--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, H. Rept. 95-1323) Designates the Blackjack Springs Wilderness Area and the Whisker Lake Wilderness Area, both ... Read more >


Apr 20, 1978

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Sep 25, 1978
Passed House

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Oct 9, 1978
Passed Senate

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Oct 21, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12264”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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