To provide for the issuance of coins to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 18, 2012
Length: 8 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on May 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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65 Cosponsors (52 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
May 18, 2012
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H.R. 5840 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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