H.R.4543 - Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 02/11/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/11/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4543 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2016)
Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act
This bill establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to study activities that may be carried out by the federal government to honor Frederick Douglass on the bicentennial anniversary of his birth, including: (1) the issuance of a postage stamp, (2) the convening of a joint meeting or joint session of Congress for ceremonies and activities relating to Frederick Douglass, (3) a rededication of the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, and (4) the acquisition and preservation of related artifacts.
By December 1, 2017, the commission must recommend appropriate activities in a final report to Congress.