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

Enacted as H.R. 3315 (companion bill)

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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Jun 21, 2007

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Nov 15, 2007
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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H.R. 3315 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 18, 2007

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