H.R. 1242: 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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 28, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported by Committee on Mar 28, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 28, 2017.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1242 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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