H.R. 959: Medgar Evers House Study Act

Introduced:

Feb 12, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 16, 2015

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

Sponsor:

Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 6, 2016
 
Text Published

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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