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H.R. 4961 (100th): Rio Grande American Canal Extension Act of 1988

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A bill to direct the Secretary of State to construct, operate, and maintain an extension of the American Canal at El Paso, Texas.

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Jun 30, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ronald Coleman

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district




Jun 30, 1988

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H.R. 4961 (100th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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