S.2889 - Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 05/21/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/15/2018 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-526. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2889 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/21/2018)
Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act
This bill establishes the Medgar Evers Home National Monument in Jackson, Mississippi, as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the pivotal role of Medgar Evers in the civil rights movement.
The National Park Service shall enter into a cooperative agreement with Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi, for interpretive and educational programming related to the monument and may enter into other cooperative agreements to carry out this bill.