H.R. 5125 (107th): Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2002


Jul 15, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 2002.


Pub.L. 107-359


Gary Miller

Representative for California's 41st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2002
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a battlefield acquisition grant program.

Summary (CRS)

Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2002 - Amends the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the American Battlefield Protection Program, ... Read more >


Jul 15, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 12, 2002
Reported by Committee

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Oct 1, 2002
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.

Oct 8, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Nov 20, 2002
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.

Dec 17, 2002
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. 5125”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2933 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 24, 2008

S. 2968 (Related)
Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2002

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2002

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