H.R. 4539: 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

To establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes.

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Feb 11, 2016


Passed House on Jul 5, 2016

This bill passed in the House on July 5, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Robert “Bobby” Scott

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 14 pages


3% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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S. 2548 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jul 13, 2016


Feb 11, 2016

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Jul 5, 2016
Passed House

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Sep 6, 2016
Text Published

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4539 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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