Summary: H.R.2989 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Public Law No: 115-77 (11/02/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on October 11, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act

(Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to: (1) plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to honor Frederick Douglass for the bicentennial anniversary of his birth; and (2) recommend the federal government entities appropriate to carry out such programs and activities.

(Sec. 8) Not later than August 1, 2018, the commission must recommend appropriate activities to Congress. A final report detailing commission activities and expenditures must be submitted not later than June 1, 2019.