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Bill Person Template simplifies the structure of articles about Bills.

GovTrackID=The GovTrack Bill ID (used to key-into GovTracks Bill info)|
ThomasID=The bill's Thomas id (used for Thomas linkback)|
MAPLightBillID=The Map light Bill ID (used for supporting and opposing interest)|
OpenCongressBillID=The open congress bill id (used for bill rss feeds)|
Title Description=The short title/description of the bill|
Date Introduced=The date the bill was introduced|
Passed House=The date the bill passed the House of Representatives|
Passed Senate=The date the bill passed the Senate|
Signed by President=The date the bill was signed by the President|
Session=The session of congress (110 for 2007-08, 109 for 2005-2006 etc)|
Bill Key=The short bill name ie: H.R. #|
Sponsor=Who the Bill was Sponsored By|
Cosponsor #=Cosponsor, Where # is 1-70 for listing all cosponsors|
Supporting Interest #=Interest, Where # is 1-20 for listing top supporting interests|
Opposing Interest #=Interest, Where # is 1-20 for listing top opposing interests|				
The template name (Bill) should be given as the first thing on a page. The Cosponsored list should come at the end.
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