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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2005
Length: 4 pages
Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
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.
Feb 1, 2005
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Sep 28, 2005
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Nov 16, 2005
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 242 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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Civic Impulse. (2018). 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. February 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s242>
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