H.R. 1022 (112th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act


Mar 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 25, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of alternatives for commemorating and interpreting the role of the Buffalo Soldiers in the early years of the National Parks, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2012--Passed House without amendment.Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study alternatives for the commemoration and interpretation of the role of ... Read more >

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Mar 10, 2011

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Jun 15, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Jan 25, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1022”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (27D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jan 25, 2012 10:18 a.m.
Passed 338/70

Related Bills

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H.R. 4491 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: May 18, 2010

H.R. 520 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 17, 2013

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