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S. 447 (113th): Black Hills Cemetery Act

A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain cemeteries that are located on National Forest System land in Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 6 pages

Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 291: Black Hills Cemetery Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 25, 2014. (compare text)


Mar 5, 2013

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May 16, 2013
Ordered Reported

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S. 447 (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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