To amend title 54, United States Code, to establish within the National Park Service the African-American Burial Grounds Network, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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49 Cosponsors (36 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
Feb 13, 2019
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May 22, 2019
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H.R. 1179 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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