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H.R. 4472 (99th): Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Complex Establishment Act of 1986

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A bill to establish the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park complex; to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a certain segment of the Gunnison River in Colorado as a component of the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mar 20, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Michael Strang

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district




Mar 20, 1986

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H.R. 4472 (99th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4472. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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