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Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2019

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To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the sites associated with the life and legacy of the noted American philanthropist and business executive Julius Rosenwald, with a special focus on the Rosenwald Schools, and for other purposes.

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06/13/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

10/29/2019Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
06/25/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/13/2019Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/13/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (35)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]* 06/13/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 06/19/2019
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 07/05/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 07/05/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 07/09/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 07/16/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 07/22/2019
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 07/30/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 07/30/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 08/30/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 10/04/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 10/04/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 10/11/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29] 10/15/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 10/17/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] 10/28/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 10/29/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 10/31/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 11/13/2019
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 11/21/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 12/18/2019
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 12/18/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 12/18/2019
Rep. Riggleman, Denver [R-VA-5] 01/07/2020
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 01/07/2020
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 01/08/2020
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 01/13/2020
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 01/15/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources06/13/2019 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands06/25/2019 Referred to
10/29/2019 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (06/13/2019)

Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part-owner and President of the Sears, Roebuck, & Company and a noted philanthropist. The study shall include a special focus on the Rosenwald Schools (the 5,357 schools and related buildings that were constructed in 15 southern states between 1912-1932).

In conducting such study, Interior shall (1) determine which sites are of national significance, (2) prioritize the study of any Rosenwald Schools recommended to Interior by the State Historic Preservation Officer of any of the states in which such schools exist, and (3) determine the suitability and feasibility of designating one or more units of the National Park System to include those Rosenwald Schools and other sites representing Julius Rosenwald's life and legacy.