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 >


Apr 1, 1980

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May 7, 1980
Reported by Committee

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May 14, 1980
Passed Senate

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Jun 3, 1980
Passed House

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Jun 13, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2517”). 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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H.R. 6994 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 1980

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