A bill to modify the boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kansas. Republican.
Last Updated: May 3, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 13, 2016
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2087 (114th).
Jan 23, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 30, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 3, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 189 (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 S. 189. 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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