S. 1387 (109th): John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Reauthorization Act of 2005

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Introduced:

Jul 13, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lincoln Chafee

Senator from Rhode Island

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2005
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for an update of the Cultural Heritage and Land Management Plan for the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, to extend the authority of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission, to authorize the undertaking of a special resource study of sites and landscape features within the Corridor, and to authorize additional appropriations for the Corridor.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 13, 2005
 
Introduced

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