Summary: S.1582 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/19/2017)

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act

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.

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.