To establish the John Lewis Civil Rights Fellowship to fund international internships and research placements for early- to mid-career professionals to study nonviolent movements to establish and protect civil rights around the world.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2022
Length: 7 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 29, 2022 but was never passed by the Senate.
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39 Cosponsors (34 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Aug 5, 2022
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Sep 14, 2022
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Sep 23, 2022
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Sep 29, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.
Feb 21, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1150.
H.R. 8681 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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