A bill 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jan 25, 2012
Apr 19, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3222 (111th).
Mar 10, 2011
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Jan 25, 2012
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1022 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 544 (112th).
May 16, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 225 (113th).
S. 544 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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