H.R. 5997: Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Act

To establish the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

What you can do



Sep 12, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 12, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 12, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016
Length: 14 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Sep 12, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5997 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 5997 — 114th Congress: Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. October 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5997>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.