A bill to amend the National Trails System Act by designating additional national scenic and historic trails, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 16, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 11, 1982 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 6th congressional district
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 8087 (96th).
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Ordered Reported by Committee
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The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1717 (98th).
H.R. 861 (97th) 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 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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