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S.1294: Tennessee Wilderness Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Tennessee Wilderness Act - Designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 351.
April 8, 2014 Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Reported by Senator Stabenow without amendment. Without written report.
April 8, 2014 Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
July 24, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
July 24, 2013 Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent.
July 15, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.