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H.R. 279 (111th): Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park Boundary Expansion and Redesignation Act of 2009

To amend the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act of 1991 to designate the historic site as the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, to expand the boundaries of the park, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Solomon Ortiz

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 3 pages

Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 146: Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 30, 2009. (compare text)


Jan 7, 2009

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H.R. 279 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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