H.R. 1665 (106th): To allow the National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition to the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia, as previously authorized by law, by purchase or exchange as well as by donation.


May 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 9, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 9, 1999.


Pub.L. 106-150


Herbert Bateman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 30, 1999
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)

Amends Federal law to remove the condition under which certain lands (on which occurred, during the Battle of the Wilderness, Longstreet's Flank Attack) could be added to the Fredericksburg and ... Read more >


May 4, 1999

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Sep 22, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Oct 12, 1999
Passed House

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Nov 19, 1999
Passed Senate

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Dec 9, 1999
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1665”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 955 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1999

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