To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Eightmile River in the State of Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2006
Length: 9 pages
Jul 25, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 25, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 25, 2006
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H.R. 5885 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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