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H.R. 875 (101st): Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park Expansion Act of 1989

To expand the boundaries of the Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Military Park near Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Sponsor and status

Feb 6, 1989
101st Congress (1989–1990)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 11, 1989

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 11, 1989.

Pub.L. 101-214

Daniel Slaughter

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 1989


15 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 4 Republicans)



Feb 6, 1989

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Jul 12, 1989
Ordered Reported

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Jul 17, 1989
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.

Nov 22, 1989
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 11, 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 11, 1989
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 875 (101st) 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. 875. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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