H.R. 1502 (105th): To designate the United States Courthouse located at 301 West Main Street in Benton, Illinois, as the “James L. Foreman United States Courthouse”.


Apr 30, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 9, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.


Glenn Poshard

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 31, 1998
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4/30/1997--Introduced.Designates the U.S. Courthouse at 301 West Main Street, Benton, Illinois, as the James L. Foreman United States Courthouse. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 30, 1997

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Jul 23, 1997
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Nov 9, 1997
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.

Aug 31, 1998
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1502”). 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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H.R. 2689 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 18, 1995

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