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

Introduced:

Jun 11, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Carol Moseley Braun
Senator from Illinois
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 1998
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

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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

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 887” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Jun 11, 1997
Reported by Committee
May 13, 1998

Details

Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (18D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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