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

Sep 10, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 99-555.
Edgar “Ed” Jenkins
Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated
Oct 27, 1986
Related Bills
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


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

Introduced Sep 10, 1986
Referred to Committee Sep 10, 1986
Reported by Committee Sep 24, 1986
Passed House Sep 30, 1986
Passed Senate Oct 09, 1986
Signed by the President Oct 27, 1986
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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9/30/1986--Passed House amended.
(Measure passed House, amended) Georgia Wilderness Act of 1986 - Designates the following lands in the Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia, as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) the Raven Cliffs Wilderness; (2) the Brasstown Wilderness; (3) the Tray Mountain Wilderness; (4) the Rich Mountain Wilderness; and (5) the Cohutta Wilderness.

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