About the bill
H.R. 4851 designates the Landmark for Peace Memorial as a National Commemorative Site, and makes it part of the African American Civil Rights Network, but it would not be a unit of the National Park System. It also authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to enter into cooperative agreements for interpretation and education at the site, and authorizes a resource study to evaluate the national significance of the site and to determine the sustainability and feasibility of designating the site as a unit of the National Park System.
On April 4, 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was scheduled to give a campaign speech in Indianapolis during his run for the presidency. Just before giving his remarks, Sen. Kennedy was informed about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sen ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 4, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 4, 2018.
What legislators are saying
“SIGNED INTO LAW: President Trump Signs Carsons Kennedy-King Establishment Act”
— Rep. André Carson [D-IN7] (Sponsor) on Apr 4, 2018
“Brooks, Young legislation memorializing MLK, RFK becomes law”
— Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 6, 2018
H.R. 4851 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act, Pub. L. No. 115-163, H.R. 4851, 115th Cong. (2018).
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