H.R. 295: To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program.

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Introduced:

Jan 13, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 12, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” Clyburn

Representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted (details)

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History

Jan 13, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 16, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 8, 2016
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 12, 2016
 
Passed House

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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