S. 2517 (96th): A bill to rename certain buildings of the Library of Congress.


Apr 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 13, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 13, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-269


Claiborne Pell

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 1980

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Summary (CRS)
4/1/1980--Introduced.Renames the building in the District of Columbia commonly known as the Library of Congress Main Building as the "Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building." Renames the building in the ... Read more >
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H.R. 6994 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 1980

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Apr 1, 1980
Reported by Committee
May 7, 1980
Passed Senate
May 14, 1980
Passed House
Jun 3, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 13, 1980


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