S. 955 (106th): A bill 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 as H.R. 1665 (companion bill)

John Warner

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 1999
Length: 4 pages

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6/24/1999--Reported to Senate amended.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 ... Read more >

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May 4, 1999

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Jun 16, 1999
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 955”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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H.R. 1665 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 9, 1999

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