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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.

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Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Ordered Reported (Enacted Via Other Measures)

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


Paul Sarbanes

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2006
Length: 6 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 5466 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 19, 2006


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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