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S. 392 (115th): 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

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A bill to establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Timothy “Tim” Kaine

Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2017
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Feb 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 1242: 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 8, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Rothfus Votes to Reinvigorate Economy and Provide Regulatory Relief for Community Financial Institutions
    — Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018] on May 22, 2018

Barletta Votes to End Crushing Regulation of Pennsylvania Community Banks and Credit Unions
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] on May 22, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 392 will add $6 million in new spending through 2020.

History

Feb 15, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 16, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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S. 392 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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