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.
Mar 17, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 3, 1984
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 3, 1984.
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Last Updated: Jul 3, 1984
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 837 (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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