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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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28 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 1 Republican)
May 18, 2010
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
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Mar 10, 2011
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Jun 15, 2011
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Jan 25, 2012
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Jun 17, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 520 (113th).
H.R. 1022 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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