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H.CON.RES.79: Recognizing the 155th anniversary of the House of Representatives' rejection of the Lecompton Constitution of the Territory of Kansas.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||government operations and politics|
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|Sponsor||Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan.|
|Total Cosponsors||2 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||Jan. 29, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||March 20, 2014|
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Recognizes the rejection of the Lecompton Constitution of the Territory of Kansas by the House of Representatives in 1858 as a critical action in admitting Kansas as a free state into the Union of the United States.
Acknowledges the drafting and ensuing debate of that Constitution as a significant catalyst that would lead to the Civil War and the ultimate abolition of slavery.
Congratulates the city of Lecompton, Kansas, for maintaining its historical heritage.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|March 20, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.|
|Jan. 29, 2014||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Jan. 29, 2014||Referred to House Natural Resources|