S. 1706 (99th): A bill to authorize the Architect of the Capitol, in cooperation with the Union Station Redevelopment Corp., to design a building or buildings adjacent to Union Station in Washington, D.C.


Sep 26, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 1985

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-229


Robert Stafford

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Dec 28, 1985

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H. R. 2416) Directs the Architect of the Capitol and the Secretary of Transportation to study alternatives for the construction of a building ... Read more >


Sep 26, 1985

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Oct 16, 1985
Reported by Committee

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Oct 29, 1985
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 10, 1985
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 1985
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 28, 1985
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. 1706”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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H.R. 2416 (Related)
A bill to direct the Architect of the Capitol to construct a building on ...

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 10, 1985

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