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H.R. 797 (100th): A bill to authorize the donation of certain non-Federal lands to Gettysburg National Military Park and to require a study and report on the final development of the park.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 28, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 1987.

Law
Pub.L. 100-132
Sponsor

Peter Kostmayer

Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 1987

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History

Jan 28, 1987
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 1987
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 10, 1987
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 1, 1987
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 1987
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 797 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 797. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

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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