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H.R. 2486 (116th): FUTURE Act

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To reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions.

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Sponsor and status

Alma Adams

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020
Length: 34 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 5, 2019 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

28 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

See Instead

H.R. 5363 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 19, 2019

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History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 5, 2019
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 5, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Jul 22, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

H.R. 2486 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2486. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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