Sponsor and status
Charles “Charlie” Stenholm
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2004
Length: 2 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on September 30, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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31 Cosponsors (16 Republicans, 15 Democrats)
Sep 30, 2004
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H.R. 5196 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5196. This is the one from the 108th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 115 South Swenson Street in Stamford, Texas, as the “Gordon Wood Post Office Building”, H.R. 5196, 108th Cong. (2004).
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