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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


Jun 11, 1997

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May 13, 1998
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S. 887 (105th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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