Summary: H.R.4543 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.