S. 1679 (110th): A bill to provide that the great hall of the Capitol Visitor Center shall be known as Emancipation Hall.


Jun 21, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 15, 2007 but was never passed by the House.


Mary Landrieu

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2007
Length: 4 pages

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Designates the great hall of the Capitol Visitor Center as Emancipation Hall. Read more >
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H.R. 3315 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 18, 2007

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The “S.” in “S. 1679” means this is a Senate 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.

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Jun 21, 2007
Passed Senate
Nov 15, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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