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H.R. 139 (116th): Springfield Race Riot Study Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 21, 2020.


Springfield Race Riot Study Act

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site near Madison Street and the 10th Street Rail Corridor and other sites in Springfield, Illinois, associated with the 1908 Springfield Race Riot.

Interior shall (1) evaluate the national significance of the sites, and (2) determine the suitability and feasibility of designating them as a unit of the National Park System.