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


Feb 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1984

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


Pub.L. 98-550


Malcolm Wallop

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended) Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984 - TitleI - Short Title, Findings, and PurposesSets forth the short title, findings, and purposes of this Act. TitleII - Additions ... Read more >


Feb 22, 1983

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Mar 23, 1983
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 543”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2118 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 16, 1982

H.R. 1568 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 22, 1983

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