To expand the boundary of Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 6, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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12 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“House Approves Carter Legislation to Protect Fort Frederica”
— Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter [R-GA1] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 6, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3480 (114th).
Jan 12, 2017
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Feb 6, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 20, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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H.R. 494 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 494. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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