H.R. 39 (96th): Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

A bill to provide for the designation and conservation of certain public lands in the State of Alaska, including the designation of units of the National Park, National Wildlife Refuge, National Forest, National Wild and Scenic Rivers, and National Wilderness Preservation Systems, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 2, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 2, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-487

Sponsor:

Morris Udall

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1980

History

Jan 15, 1979
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 16, 1979
 
Passed House

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

Aug 19, 1980
 
Passed Senate with Changes

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

Nov 12, 1980
 
House Agreed to Changes

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

Dec 2, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 39 (96th) 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 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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