H.R. 5496 (99th): Georgia Wilderness Act of 1986


Sep 10, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 27, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 27, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-555


Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 27, 1986

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Full Title

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

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Related Bills

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H.R. 6316 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1984

S. 2838 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1986

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5496” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Sep 10, 1986
Reported by Committee
Sep 24, 1986
Passed House
Sep 30, 1986
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Oct 9, 1986
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1986


7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)
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