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Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 16, 2005 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2005
Length: 4 pages
An act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing memorials to the Space Shuttle Columbia on parcels of land in the State of Texas.
Columbia Space Shuttle Memorial Study Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Interior, acting through the Director of the National Park Service, to carry out a study to determine ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 242 — 109th Congress: Columbia Space Shuttle Memorial Study Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s242
“S. 242 — 109th Congress: Columbia Space Shuttle Memorial Study Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s242>
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