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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


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



Jul 10, 1991

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Oct 30, 1991
Ordered Reported

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Nov 12, 1991
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 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.

H.R. 2859 (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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