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H.R. 5005: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System.

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H.R. 5005 directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System.

James Weldon Johnson was born in 1871 in Jacksonville, Florida. The birth home no longer exists but the lot was designated by the City of Jacksonville as the “Left Ev’ry Voice and Sing Park” in 2015. James Weldon Johnson was an accomplished statesman, educator, songwriter, author, lawyer and civil ...

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Al Lawson

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Feb 13, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 5, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 5, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

95% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 13, 2018
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 2018
 
Considered by Federal Lands

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Mar 21, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 24, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 1, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Jun 5, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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