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


Jan 24, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 1977

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


Pub.L. 95-150


Lee Metcalf

Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Nov 1, 1977

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/24/1977--Introduced.Montana Wilderness Study Act - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to review specified lands in Montana as to their suitability for preservation as wilderness and report his findings to the ... Read more >


Jan 24, 1977

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May 14, 1977
Reported by Committee

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May 18, 1977
Passed Senate

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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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 393”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 393 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 23, 1976

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