Bill Text — Sep 11, 2012
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Apr 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2012
Length: 6 pages
A bill to authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American Battlefield Protection Program.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 779”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 779 — 112th Congress: American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s779
“S. 779 — 112th Congress: American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s779>
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