S. 887 (105th): National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1997


Jun 11, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carol Moseley Braun

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 1998
Length: 8 pages

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Full Title

A bill to establish in the National Park Service the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jun 11, 1997

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May 13, 1998
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31 cosponsors (18D, 13R) (show)
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H.R. 1635 (Related)
National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 21, 1998

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