H.R. 1287 (111th): Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center Partnership Act


Mar 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 8, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Peter Visclosky

Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/2/2010--Reported to Senate without amendment.Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center Partnership Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint partnership ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2009

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Sep 8, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 2, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1287”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1423 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008

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