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Mar 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 8, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2008
Length: 4 pages
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a partnership with the Porter County Convention, Recreation and Visitor Commission regarding the use of the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center as a visitor center for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and for other purposes.
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1287 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1423”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1423 — 110th Congress: Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center Partnership Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1423
“H.R. 1423 — 110th Congress: Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center Partnership Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1423>
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