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- Full Title
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a memorial to slavery, in the District of Columbia.
- Summary (CRS)
1/7/2003--Introduced.National Slave Memorial Act - Authorizes the National Foundation for African American Heritage to establish, in the District of Columbia, a memorial to slavery to: (1) acknowledge the fundamental injustice, ...
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Jun 19, 2002
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4964 (107th).
Jan 7, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 196”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
23 cosponsors (19D, 4R)
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H.R. 4964 (107th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2002
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 196 — 108th Congress: National Slave Memorial Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr196
“H.R. 196 — 108th Congress: National Slave Memorial Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr196>
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