H.R. 959: Medgar Evers House Study Act

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, and for other purposes.

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Feb 12, 2015


Passed House on Sep 16, 2015

This bill passed in the House on September 16, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 4 pages


7% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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S. 2177 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jul 13, 2016


Feb 12, 2015

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Jul 9, 2015
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.

Sep 16, 2015
Passed House

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Sep 6, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 959 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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