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S. 270: Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park Expansion and Redesignation Act


A bill to amend the Act entitled "Act to provide for the establishment of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes" to provide for inclusion of additional related sites in the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Christopher Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2022
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 12, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 12, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-123
Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

McEachin Honored By Choose Clean Water Coalition
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4, 2017-2022] on May 26, 2022

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    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 25, 2022

Armstrong Walks the Moon!
    — Rep. Nancy Pelosi [D-CA12] on Nov 24, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 270 will add $5 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Feb 8, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Jun 23, 2021
 
Considered by National Parks

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 18, 2021
 
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 2, 2022
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 6, 2022
 
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.

Apr 22, 2022
 
Text Published

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

Apr 26, 2022
 
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 12, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 270 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. 270. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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