To establish the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Hanford, Washington, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2012
Length: 16 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 20, 2012.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cantwell Statement on 70th Anniversary of Manhattan Project Establishment”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] on Aug 14, 2012
“Cantwell, Tri-Cities Leaders Call for National Historical Park at Hanford”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] on Jul 6, 2012
“National Park Service Agrees with Cantwell that New B Reactor Park Would Increase Tri-Cities Tourism”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] on Jun 28, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 11, 2012
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 20, 2012
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.
Apr 24, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1208 (113th).
H.R. 5987 (112th) 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. 5987. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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