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S. 2163: Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act


A bill to establish the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, to study and make recommendations to address social problems affecting Black men and boys, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-156
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio's Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act Becomes Law
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Aug 14, 2020

Wilson Passes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] on Jul 27, 2020

DC Update - Fighting for Renters, Our City, and Voters
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jul 31, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

ANO Position Statement ANO Black African American Letter Organization develops position relevant to S.2163 Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act. A bill to establish the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, to study ...

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 7278: JUSTICE Act

Introduced on Jun 18, 2020. 9% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3985: JUSTICE Act

Failed Cloture on Jun 24, 2020. 9% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1636: Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act

Introduced on Mar 7, 2019. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 18, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 25, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Jul 24, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 24, 2020
 
Text Published

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

Jul 27, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 14, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2163 is 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 S. 2163. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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