Senate Bill 2163
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-156 on Aug 14, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
Latest Action
Aug 14, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2163
Congress
116
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
Florida
Indiana
California
Nebraska
New Jersey
North Dakota
South Carolina
Passed
June 25, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S3281-3282)
Summary

Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act

This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the conditions affecting black men and boys.

Text (3)
Amendments (1)
Jun 25, 2020
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 1809
To require an equal number of Republicans and Democrats to serve on the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
Agreed To
Actions (18)
08/14/2020
Became Public Law No: 116-156.
08/14/2020
Signed by President.
08/04/2020
Presented to President.
07/27/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/27/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 368 - 1 (Roll no. 167). (text: CR H3873)
07/27/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 368 - 1 (Roll no. 167).(text: CR H3873)
07/27/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2163.
07/27/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3873-3878)
07/27/2020
Mrs. McBath moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
06/29/2020
Held at the desk.
06/29/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
06/29/2020
Received in the House.
06/25/2020
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text: CR S3281-3282)
06/25/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S3281-3282)
06/25/2020
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3281-3282)
06/25/2020
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
07/18/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
07/18/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 19, 2019 4:42:19 AM
Updated
Mar 1, 2021 8:26:12 AM