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

Introduced:

Sep 10, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 27, 1986

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

Law:

Pub.L. 99-555

Sponsor:

Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 1986

About the bill

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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History

Sep 10, 1986
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 24, 1986
 
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.

Sep 30, 1986
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 9, 1986
 
Passed Senate

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.

Oct 27, 1986
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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