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H.R. 3454 (95th): Endangered American Wilderness Act

About the bill

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Endangered American Wilderness Act (Public Law 95-237) is a Federal law, enacted in 1978, that established ten new designated Wilderness Areas in the National Forests of several Western states. Sponsored by Arizona Democrat Morris Udall, the law added approximately 400,000 thousand acres of wilderness in California, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming, to the National Wilderness Preservation System. Other sections of the law established three new Wilderness Areas in Oregon and added additional acreage to two existing areas, and ordered the creation of a committee to develop a management plan ...

Sponsor and status

Feb 9, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 24, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 24, 1978.

Pub.L. 95-237

Morris Udall

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 24, 1978



Feb 9, 1977

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 12, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Oct 20, 1977
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

Feb 24, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Feb 24, 1978
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 3454 (95th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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