H.R. 2278 (97th): A bill to place a sign memorializing the New River Gorge Bridge as the world’s largest steel-arch span bridge.


Mar 4, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Cleveland Benedict
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
3/4/1981--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Transportation to permit the placement of signs on United States Highway 19 to memorialize the New River Gorge Bridge, West Virginia.

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S. 402 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1981

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Mar 4, 1981


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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