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H.R. 6020 (116th): To require an evaluation by the Government Accountability Office of the social, economic, and historic contributions that Minor League Baseball has made to American life and culture.

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Lori Trahan

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Feb 28, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 10, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Trahan, McKinley, Rose, Simpson Applaud House Passage of Legislation to Support Minor League Baseball
    — Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA3] (Sponsor) on Mar 10, 2020

House Passes Courtneys, Save Minor League Baseball Task Forces Resolution Supporting Minor League Baseball Teams
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 10, 2020

Griffith Supports Effort to Highlight Importance of Minor League Baseball
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] on Mar 10, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 6020 will be negligible.


Feb 28, 2020

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Mar 4, 2020
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 6, 2020
Text Published

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

Mar 10, 2020
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.

H.R. 6020 (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. 6020. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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