H.R. 1015 (111th): District of Columbia-Maryland Reunion Act

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Louie Gohmert Jr.
Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2009
Length
17 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1858 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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H.R. 3732 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2009
 
Full Title

To provide for the retrocession of the District of Columbia to Maryland, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (12R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

House Judiciary

The Constitution and Civil Justice

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2/12/2009--Introduced.
District of Columbia-Maryland Reunion Act - Cedes the District of Columbia to Maryland after Maryland's acceptance of such retrocession. Declares that the National Capital Service Area in the District of Columbia shall not be ceded and relinquished to such state and shall continue to serve as the permanent seat of the federal government. Maintains the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress over the Area.

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