S. 247 (113th): Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act


Feb 7, 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 Senate on July 9, 2014 but was never passed by the House.


Benjamin Cardin

Junior Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

7/9/2014--Passed Senate amended.Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act - Establishes in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park as a unit of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 7, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 14, 2013
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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

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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)

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

Related Bills

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S. 247 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 2011

H.R. 664 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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