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H.R. 443: James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the James K. Polk Home in Columbia, Tennessee, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Scott DesJarlais

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Jan 11, 2017


Ordered Reported on Jan 17, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 17, 2018.


37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 11, 2017

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Jan 17, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Jan 29, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 443 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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