H.R.1451: Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced April 15, 1999
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 25, 2000

Bill Summary

Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Act - Establishes the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to study and recommend to Congress the most appropriate Government activities that may be carried out to honor Abraham Lincoln on the bicentennial anniversary of his birth.Authorizes appropriations.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.1451.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil Service.
Subcommittee on Civil Service Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Mrs. Biggert moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1451.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 2 (Roll no. 471).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senate Committee on Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Amendment SP 2795 proposed by Senator Collins for Senator Hatch.
Amendment SP 2795 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mrs. Biggert moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
DEBATE - The House is proceeding with forty minutes of debate on the motion.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 9 (Roll no. 8).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 106-173.
April 15, 1999

Introduced in the House by Ray H. LaHood (R-Ill.)

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