Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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82 Cosponsors (67 Democrats, 15 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“AMVETS Endorses Thompson's Mare Island Cemetery Legislation”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Sponsor) on Jun 28, 2018
“The American Legion Endorses Thompson's Mare Island Cemetery Bill”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Sponsor) on Jun 13, 2018
“Thompson Introduces Bill to Help Maintain Mare Island Cemetery”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Sponsor) on Apr 24, 2018
Apr 23, 2018
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Jan 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 578 (116th).
H.R. 5588 (115th) 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 H.R. 5588. 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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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes, H.R. 5588, 115th Cong. (2018).
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