S. 225 (113th): Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act


Feb 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 6 pages

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H.R. 520 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 17, 2013

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2013--Reported to Senate without amendment.Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study alternatives for the commemoration and interpretation of the role ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 2013

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May 16, 2013
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 225”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 544 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2011

H.R. 520 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 17, 2013

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