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H.R. 659 (106th): Pennsylvania Battlefields Protection Act of 1999


An act to authorize appropriations for the protection of Paoli and Brandywine Battlefields in Pennsylvania, to authorize the Valley Forge Museum of the American Revolution at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Curtis “Curt” Weldon

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 20, 1999
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 9, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1999.

Law
Pub.L. 106-86
Source

History

Feb 9, 1999
 
Introduced

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Apr 28, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 22, 1999
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 14, 1999
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 18, 1999
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 31, 1999
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 659 (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.

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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