S. 837 (98th): Washington State Wilderness Act of 1984

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 17, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 3, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 3, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-339

Sponsor:

Slade Gorton

Senator from Washington

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 3, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to designate certain National Forest System lands in the State of Washington for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 17, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 2, 1984
 
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.

May 24, 1984
 
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.

Jun 18, 1984
 
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.

Jul 3, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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