To assist citizens, public and private institutions, and governments at all levels in planning, interpreting, and protecting sites where historic battles were fought on American soil during the armed conflicts that shaped the growth and development of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 42nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2009
Length: 5 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 3, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
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16 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Dec 17, 2002
Earlier Version — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5125 (107th).
Sep 24, 2008
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2933 (110th).
Jan 15, 2009
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Mar 3, 2009
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 548 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 548. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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