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S. 2963 (96th): A bill to establish the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status


Jul 24, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Gaylord Nelson

Senator for Wisconsin


See Instead:

H.R. 7825 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 3, 1980


Jul 24, 1980

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2963 (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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