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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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Jun 11, 1997
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May 13, 1998
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 887”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
31 cosponsors (18D, 13R)
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National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1998
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 21, 1998
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s887>
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