Summary: H.R.139 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (09/21/2020)

Springfield Race Riot Study Act

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site near Madison Street and the 10th Street Rail Corridor and other sites in Springfield, Illinois, associated with the 1908 Springfield Race Riot.

Interior shall (1) evaluate the national significance of the sites, and (2) determine the suitability and feasibility of designating them as a unit of the National Park System.