A bill to direct the Chief of Engineers to transfer an archaeological collection, commonly referred to as the Kennewick Man or the Ancient One, to the Washington State Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Sen. Murrays Effort to Bring the Ancient One Home Takes Big Step Forward”
— Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016
“Murray Introduces Bill to Return Kennewick Man to Columbia Basin Tribes”
— Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2015
Aug 5, 2015
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S. 1979 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1979. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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