S.883 - A bill to authorize National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor free persons and slaves who fought for independence, liberty, and justice for all during the American Revolution.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT] (Introduced 05/04/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 112-118|
|Latest Action:||01/13/2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 280.|
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Summary: S.883 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (01/13/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Authorizes the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. (previously the Black Revolutionary War Patriots Foundation) to establish a memorial on specified federal land in the District of Columbia to honor slaves and free black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the American Revolution.
Prohibits the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. from using federal funds to establish such memorial.
Repeals P.L. 99-558 and P.L. 100-625 relating to the establishment and approval of the location of a black revolutionary war patriots memorial.