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

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 443 directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the James K. Polk Home and adjacent property in Columbia, Tennessee. In conducting this study, Interior shall evaluate the national significance of the site and determine the suitability and feasibility of designating it as a unit of the National Park System.

James K. Polk, the 11th president of the United States, lived in Columbia, Tennessee, from 1819 until 1824. Nominated as the first “dark-horse'' presidential candidate, Polk unified a split Democratic Party to defeat ...

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Scott DesJarlais

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

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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 16, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 16, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

25% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 443 will add $200,000 in new spending.

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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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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Apr 12, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Apr 16, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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

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