S. 705 (97th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain National Forest System Lands, and for other purposes.


Mar 12, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 12, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 12, 1983.


Pub.L. 97-465


Pete Domenici

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jan 12, 1983

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Mar 12, 1981

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Mar 31, 1982
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 19, 1982
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 1982
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 12, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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