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S. 371 (113th): Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act

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A bill to establish the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, to dedicate the Park to John H. Chafee, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John “Jack” Reed

Sponsor. Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 16 pages
Feb 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

H.R. 706 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Sep 18, 2014


Position statements

What legislators are saying

President signs Reed’s Blackstone River National Historical Park Act into Law
    — Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Sponsor) on Dec 20, 2014

Secretary Jewell & Congressional Delegation Tour RI Parks, Trails, and Waterways
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] on May 31, 2013

Reed’s Plan for RI’s First National Historical Park Passed by Congress
    — Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Sponsor) on Dec 12, 2014

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Feb 14, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 16, 2013
Ordered Reported

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.

S. 371 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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