H.R. 910 (113th): Sikes Act Reauthorization Act of 2013

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Introduced:

Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Fleming

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Sikes Act.

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History

Feb 28, 2013
 
Introduced

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May 15, 2013
 
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