H.R. 1501 (113th): Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument Preservation Act


Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 28, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Hakeem Jeffries

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2014
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, as a unit of the National Park System.

Summary (CRS)

4/28/2014--Passed House amended.Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyr's Monument in Fort ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 11, 2013

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Mar 13, 2014
Reported by Committee

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Apr 28, 2014
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1501”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1389 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2013

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