To amend title 44, United States Code, to ensure preservation of the records of the Freedmen's Bureau.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 37th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2000
Length: 2 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 6, 2000
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 6, 2000.
Sep 12, 2000
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 19, 2000
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 26, 2000
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.
Nov 6, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 5157 (106th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5157. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Freedmen’s Bureau Records Preservation Act of 2000, Pub. L. No. 106-444, H.R. 5157, 106th Cong..
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