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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jun 15, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5493 (114th).
Feb 2, 2017
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H.R. 842 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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