H.R.4581 - To authorize the Homeward Bound Foundation to establish the Middle Passage National Monument.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Christensen, Donna MC [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 06/06/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/09/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands.|
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Summary: H.R.4581 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Authorizes the Homeward Bound Foundation to establish a Middle Passage National Monument on Federal land in the District of Columbia or environs to honor the millions of Africans who died in the Middle Passage en route to the Americas and at the hands of transatlantic slave traders between the 15th and 19th centuries.
Introduced in House (06/06/2000)
Makes the Foundation solely responsible for accepting contributions for, and paying the expenses of, the establishment of the monument. Prohibits the use of Federal funds for such monument.