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Mar 1, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2016
Length: 8 pages
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S. 2609 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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