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H.R. 1645 (109th): Benjamin Franklin National Memorial Commemoration Act of 2005

To provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the development of an exhibit to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jim Gerlach

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2005
Length: 2 pages

Apr 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

See Instead:

S. 652 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 30, 2005


Apr 14, 2005

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H.R. 1645 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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