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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

May 26, 2005
 
Introduced

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Sep 7, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
66 cosponsors (65R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Sep 26, 2006 6:10 p.m.
Passed 244/173

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3696 (Related)
Veterans’ Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, and Other Public Expressions of Religion Protection Act ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 20, 2006

H.Res. 1038 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 26, 2006

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