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H.R. 1927: African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017

A bipartisan bill would establish an official network of sites, programs, and research facilities for important spots related to the Civil Rights movement. What the bill does The African American Civil Rights Network Act, labelled H.R. 1927 in the House and S. 857 in the Senate, passed the House last month. Among the locations cited for potential inclusion in the ... Continue reading »

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 26, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 26, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Lacy Clay Jr.

Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

25% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 5, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 26, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1927 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.

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