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S. 3505 (115th): Preserving America’s Battlefields Act

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How much should we pay to fund the preservation of Civil War and Revolutionary War battlefields

Context and what the bill does

The American Battlefield Protection Program was created in 1991 to protect historic battlefield lands, as a division of the National Park Service. To date, it has preserved more than 30,000 acres of battlefields in 20 states from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and War of 1812.

The program is currently funded through 2021 at $10 million per year. The Preserving America’s Battlefields Act would double that to $20 million per year through 2028.

The legislation was introduced in the House on June 14 as H.R. 6108 by Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA10), and in the Senate on September 26 as S. 3505 by Sen. Johnny Isakson ...

Sponsor and status

John “Johnny” Isakson

Sponsor. Senator for Georgia. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Sep 26, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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H.R. 6108 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Dec 10, 2018



Sep 26, 2018

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Dec 12, 2018
Considered by National Parks

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S. 3505 (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. 3505. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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