H.R. 3477 (111th): Congressional Hope for Uniform Recognition of Christian Heritage (CHURCH) Act of 2009


Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Louie Gohmert Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire and place a historical plaque to be permanently displayed in National Statuary Hall recognizing the seven decades of Christian church services being held in the Capitol from 1800 to 1868, which included attendees James Madison and Thomas Jefferson.

Summary (CRS)

7/31/2009--Introduced.Congressional Hope for Uniform Recognition of Christian Heritage (CHURCH) Act of 2009 - Requires the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to enter into an agreement with a private entity for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 31, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3477”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (14R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 4182 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2012

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