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H.R. 1642 (102nd): Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991

About the bill

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Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991, Public Law 102-304, is a federal law, enacted on June 23, 1992, that established the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Site. Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley, north of modern Brownsville, Texas, the site was the location of the first battle of the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), on May 8, 1846. At the time of its establishment in 1992, Palo Alto was the first unit of the National Park Service to commemorate the Mexican–American War, a controversial conflict ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 23, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 23, 1992.

Law
Pub.L. 102-304
Sponsor

Solomon Ortiz

Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 1992

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History

Mar 22, 1991
 
Introduced

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May 22, 1991
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 3, 1991
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 4, 1992
 
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.

Jun 23, 1992
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1642 (102nd) 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 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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