The Federal Land Policy and Management Act, or FLPMA (Pub.L. 94579), is a United States federal law that governs the way in which the public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management are managed. The law was enacted in 1976 by the 94th Congress and is found in the United States Code under Title 43. The Federal Land Policy and Management Act phased out homesteading in the United States by repealing the pre-existing Homestead Acts.
Conference report agreed to in House: House agreed to conference report.
10/1/1976 Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report.
10/1/1976 Cleared for White House
10/12/1976 Measure presented to President.
10/21/1976 Signed by President.
10/21/1976 Public law 94-579.