H.R. 4539 (114th): 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 5, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 14 pages

See Instead:

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

History

Feb 11, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jul 5, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Text Published

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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H.R. 4539 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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