S. 3096 (96th): A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the acquisition of certain lands in Douglas County, Wisconsin.


Sep 8, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 1980

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


Pub.L. 96-580


Gaylord Nelson

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Dec 23, 1980

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Summary (CRS)

9/8/1980--Introduced.Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the acquisition by the Secretary of the Interior of specified lands adjacent to the Saint Croix River in Douglas County, Wisconsin. Read more >


Sep 8, 1980

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Nov 21, 1980
Reported by Committee

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Dec 9, 1980
Passed Senate

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Dec 10, 1980
Passed House

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Dec 23, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3096”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 8084 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 5, 1980

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