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H.R. 5705 (99th): Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act

A bill to protect and provide for the enhancement of the resources of the Columbia River Gorge, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Oct 15, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 17, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 17, 1986.

Pub.L. 99-663

James Weaver

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1986



Oct 15, 1986

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 16, 1986
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 17, 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.

Nov 17, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5705 (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. 5705. 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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