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S. 140 (116th): James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act

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A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the President James K. Polk Home in Columbia, Tennessee, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lamar Alexander

Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jan 16, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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S. 47: John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 12, 2019. (compare text)

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Jan 16, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 140 (116th) 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. 140. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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