H.R. 861 (97th): National Trails System Act Amendments of 1981


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.


Phillip Burton

Representative for California's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National Trails System Act by designating additional national scenic and historic trails, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/23/1982--Reported to Senate amended.(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources with amendment, S. Rept. 97-577) TitleI - Limitation on AppropriationsMakes authorizations of appropriations under this Act ... Read more >

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Jan 16, 1981

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Jul 29, 1981
Reported by Committee

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May 11, 1982
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 861”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 8087 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 22, 1980

H.R. 1717 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 1983

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