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


Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 2, 1980

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


Pub.L. 96-487


Morris Udall

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/19/1980--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #359 (78-14)) Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act - =TitleI - Purposes, Definitions, and Maps=Declares it the purpose of this Act to ... Read more >


Jan 15, 1979

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 39”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


136 cosponsors (115D, 20R, 1N) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 39 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: May 19, 1978

H.Res. 243 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 4, 1979

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