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.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Jun 12, 1998
Length: 8 pages
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S. 887 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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