H.R. 4542 (106th): To designate the Washington Opera in Washington, D.C., as the National Opera.


May 25, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-219


William Goodling

Representative for Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district



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5/25/2000--Introduced.Designates the Washington Opera in Washington, D.C., as the National Opera. Read more >


May 25, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 6, 2000
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 7, 2000
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 20, 2000
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. 4542”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (4D, 3R) (show)
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S. 2667 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2000

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