H.R. 4043 (97th): California Wilderness Act of 1981


Jun 26, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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)

6/26/1981--Introduced.California Wilderness Act of 1981 - Designates as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System the following lands in the State of California:(1) the Boundary Peak Wilderness in the Inyo ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 1981

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Jul 15, 1981
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4043”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (28D, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 7702 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 18, 1980

H.R. 1437 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 28, 1984

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