S. 393 (95th): Montana Wilderness Study Act

An Act to provide for the study of certain lands to determine their suitability for designation as wilderness in accordance with the Wilderness Act of 1964, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 1977

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 1, 1977.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-150

Sponsor:

Lee Metcalf

Senator from Montana

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 1, 1977

History

Jan 24, 1977
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 14, 1977
 
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.

May 18, 1977
 
Passed Senate

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

Oct 18, 1977
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 1, 1977
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 393 (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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