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Key Votes

S 21 - California Desert Protection Act of 1994 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John McCain III voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 103-433 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -

Title: California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that designates areas of the California Desert as wilderness and creates three National Parks, all of which will be federally protected.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and Mojave National Parks.
  • Instructs the Bureau of Land Management to control the majority of newly designated wilderness areas.
  • Allows grazing privileges to continue on the Death Valley and Mojave National Parks as long as it stays at the current grazing level.
  • Permits military aircraft to fly over parks and wilderness areas.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) -

Title: California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that designates areas of the California Desert as wilderness and creates three National Parks, all of which will be federally protected.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and Mojave National Parks.
  • Instructs the Bureau of Land Management to control the majority of newly designated wilderness areas.
  • Allows grazing privileges to continue on the Death Valley and Mojave National Parks as long as it stays at the current grazing level.
  • Permits military aircraft to fly over parks and wilderness areas.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) -

Title: California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that designates areas of the California Desert as wilderness and creates three National Parks, all of which will be federally protected.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and Mojave National Parks.
  • Instructs the Bureau of Land Management to control the majority of newly designated wilderness areas.
  • Allows grazing privileges to continue on the Death Valley and Mojave National Parks as long as it stays at the current grazing level.
  • Permits military aircraft to fly over parks and wilderness areas.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (69-29) - (Key vote)

Title: California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that designates areas of the California Desert as wilderness and creates three National Parks, all of which will be federally protected.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the Death Valley, Joshua Tree, and Mojave National Parks.
  • Instructs the Bureau of Land Management to control the majority of newly designated wilderness areas.
  • Allows grazing privileges to continue on the Death Valley and Mojave National Parks as long as it stays at the current grazing level.
  • Permits military aircraft to fly over parks and wilderness areas.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: California Desert Protection Act of 1994

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Daniel Kahikina Akaka Sr. (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Max S. Baucus (MT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph Robinette 'Joe' Biden Jr. (DE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeff Bingaman (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David L. Boren (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Bradley (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Breaux (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard H. Bryan (NV - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John H. Chafee (RI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Daschle (SD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis DeConcini (AZ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher J. 'Chris' Dodd (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Exon (NE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell D. 'Russ' Feingold (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wendell H. Ford (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Glenn (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Robert 'Bob' Graham (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest F. 'Fritz' Hollings (SC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel K. Inouye (HI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James Merrill 'Jim' Jeffords (VT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Bennett Johnston (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Robert 'Bob' Kerrey (NE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Forbes Kerry (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Kohl (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert R. Krueger (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph I. 'Joe' Lieberman (CT - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Harlan Mathews (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Howard M. Metzenbaum (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sam Nunn (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claiborne 'Clay' Pell (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Pryor (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald W. Riegle Jr. (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles S. Robb (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul S. Sarbanes (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Simon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Wellstone (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Harris Wofford Jr. (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
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