H.R. 1213 (98th): Public Lands and National Parks Act of 1983


Feb 2, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1983.


Pub.L. 98-141


John Seiberling

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1983

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Full Title

A bill to amend certain provisions of law relating to units of the national park system and other public lands, and for other purposes.

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Feb 2, 1983

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Feb 23, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Mar 8, 1983
Passed House

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

Oct 6, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 31, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 31, 1983
Text Published

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

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