H.R. 7702 (96th): California Wilderness Act of 1980


Jul 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 18, 1980 but was never passed by the Senate.


Phillip Burton

Representative for California's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate certain public lands in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/18/1980--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 96-1223) California Wilderness Act of 1980 - Designates specified lands in the ... Read more >

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Jul 1, 1980

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Aug 18, 1980
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7702”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (18D, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 4043 (97th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 1981

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