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S. 35: Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act

A bill to transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Jan 5, 2017


Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 21, 2017

This bill passed in the Senate on December 21, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.


50% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 5, 2017

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Mar 30, 2017
Ordered Reported

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May 3, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Dec 21, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 35 is 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.

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