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H.R. 2879 (114th): Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Amendment Act

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To include Livingston County, the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois, to the Lincoln National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Adam Kinzinger

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Jun 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

S. 1662 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jul 13, 2016


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What legislators are saying

Kinzinger Introduces Bill to Expand Lincoln Heritage Area in Illinois
    — Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2015

Congresswoman Jenkins Introduces Legislation To Give Americans A New Tool To Protect Themselves Against Big Government
    — Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] on Jun 23, 2015

Rep. Kellys Op-Ed at RealClearPolitics Marks Second Anniversary of IRS Targeting Scandal
    — Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] on May 8, 2015

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Jun 24, 2015

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H.R. 2879 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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