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S. 2568 (109th): Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Designation Act

A bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Paul Sarbanes

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2006
Length: 6 pages

Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 5466: Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Designation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2006. (compare text)


Apr 6, 2006

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May 24, 2006
Ordered Reported

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S. 2568 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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