H.R. 2679 (109th): Veterans’ Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, and Other Public Expressions of Religion Protection Act of 2006

To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States to prevent the use of the legal system in a manner that extorts money from State and local governments, and the Federal Government, and inhibits such governments' constitutional actions under the first, tenth, and fourteenth amendments.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

John Hostettler

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 5 pages

History

May 26, 2005
 
Introduced

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Sep 7, 2006
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 26, 2006
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2679 (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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