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S. 2009 (96th): Central Idaho Wilderness Act of 1979


An original bill to designate certain public lands in central Idaho as the River of No Return Wilderness, to designate a segment of the Salmon River as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Nov 14, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 23, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 23, 1980.

Law
Pub.L. 96-312
Sponsor

Frank Church

Senator for Idaho

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 1980

Source

History

Nov 14, 1979
 
Introduced

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Nov 14, 1979
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 20, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Apr 16, 1980
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

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

Jul 23, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 23, 1980
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 2009 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2009. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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