S. 2838 (99th): Georgia Wilderness Act of 1986


Sep 19, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Enacted as H.R. 5496 (companion bill)

Mack Mattingly

Senator from Georgia


See Instead:

H.R. 5496 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — 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.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/1986--Introduced.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) ... Read more >

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Sep 19, 1986

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2838”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 5496 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1986

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