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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Related Bills

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H.R. 1022 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 25, 2012

S. 225 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2013

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History

Introduced
Feb 5, 2013
Reported by Committee
Apr 24, 2013
Passed House
Jun 17, 2013
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (23D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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