S. 543 (98th): Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1983

A bill to designate certain national forest system lands in the State of Wyoming for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, to release other forest lands for multiple use management, to withdraw designated wilderness areas in Wyoming from minerals activity, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-550

Sponsor:

Malcolm Wallop

Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1984

History

Feb 22, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 23, 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.

Apr 13, 1983
 
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.

Oct 2, 1984
 
Passed House with Changes

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

Oct 4, 1984
 
Senate 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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 543 (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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