H.R. 520 (113th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 17, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013
Length: 6 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.

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History

Feb 5, 2013
 
Introduced

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Apr 24, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 17, 2013
 
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.

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