H.R. 4198 (98th): Vermont Wilderness Act of 1984

A bill to designate certain National Forest System lands in the State of Vermont for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System and to designate a National Recreation Area.



Oct 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 19, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 19, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-322


James “Jim” Jeffords

Representative for Vermont At Large



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 1984


Oct 24, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 2, 1983
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.

Nov 15, 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.

May 24, 1984
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.

Jun 4, 1984
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 19, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4198 (98th) 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 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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