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Jun 11, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on May 13, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Jun 12, 1998
Length: 8 pages
A bill to establish in the National Park Service the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program, and for other purposes.
6/11/1997--Introduced.National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1997 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish in the National Park Service (NPS) a program to be known as ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 887 — 105th Congress: National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s887
“S. 887 — 105th Congress: National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s887>
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