H.R. 2859 (102nd): City of Lynn Historical and Cultural Resources Study Act of 1991


Jul 10, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Pocket Vetoed on Oct 27, 1992

This bill was pocket vetoed on October 27, 1992.


Nicholas Mavroules

Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the historical and cultural resources in the vicinity of the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and make recommendations on the appropriate role of the Federal Government in preserving and interpreting such historical and cultural resources.

Summary (CRS)

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study and report to the Congress on the identity of potential National Historic Landmarks in Lynn, Massachusetts. Requires the Secretary to propose alternatives ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 10, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 30, 1991
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 12, 1991
Passed House

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 7, 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.

Oct 27, 1992
Pocket Vetoed

The President pocked-vetoed the bill, which means the bill is dead and Congress does not have an opportunity to override the veto.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2859”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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