H.R. 5044 (103rd): American Heritage Areas Act of 1994


Sep 13, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 5, 1994 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bruce Vento

Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 8, 1994
Length: 106 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish the American Heritage Areas Partnership Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - American Heritage Areas Partnership Program Title II: Designation of American Heritage Areas Title III: Studies Regarding Potential American Heritage Areas Title IV: Blackstone River Valley ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 1994
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Oct 5, 1994
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5044”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (26D, 9R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and PASS, AS AMENDED
Sep 27, 1994 4:59 p.m.
Failed 273/150
Oct 5, 1994 3:07 p.m.
Agreed to 222/202
Oct 5, 1994 4:55 p.m.
Agreed to 234/187
Oct 5, 1994 5:32 p.m.
Passed 281/137

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1301 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 22, 1995

H.Res. 562 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 5, 1994

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