A bill to establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014
Length: 13 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 9, 2014 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cardin, Mikulski, Schumer, Gillibrand Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Honor Harriet Tubman”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Jul 10, 2014
“Schumer, gillibrand announce senate committee passage of bill to create harriet tubman national historical parks call for vote on senate floor”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2013
Nov 10, 2011
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 247 (112th).
Feb 7, 2013
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Mar 14, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jul 9, 2014
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 247 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 247. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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