H.R. 5544 (112th): Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act

To authorize and expedite a land exchange involving National Forest System land in the Laurentian District of the Superior National Forest and certain other National Forest System land in the State of Minnesota that has limited recreational and conservation resources and lands owned by the State of Minnesota in trust for the public school system that are largely scattered in checkerboard fashion within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and have important recreational, scenic, and conservation resources, and for other purposes.

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May 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Chip Cravaack

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2012
Length: 8 pages


May 8, 2012

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Aug 1, 2012
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Sep 12, 2012
Passed House

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H.R. 5544 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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