Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 18, 1995
Length: 2 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 18, 1995 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Nov 29, 1995
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Dec 14, 1995
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Dec 18, 1995
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 9, 1997
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1502 (105th).
H.R. 2689 (104th) 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. 2689. This is the one from the 104th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To designate the United States Courthouse located at 301 West Main Street in Benton, Illinois, as the “James L. Foreman United States Courthouse”, H.R. 2689, 104th Cong. (1995).
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