Senate Bill 391
115th Congress(2017-2018)
African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 15, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 15, 2017
Latest Action
Jul 19, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
391
Congress
115
Policy Area
Social Sciences and History
Social Sciences and History
Primary focus of measure is policy sciences, history, matters related to the study of society. Measures concerning particular aspects of government functions may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New York
Senate Votes (0)
House Votes (0)
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act

This bill establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York, New York.

The National Park Service shall: (1) acquire for the Museum property that is located adjacent to the national monument or in any other area of the African Burial Ground National Historic Landmark in the city other than the location adjacent to the monument, and (2) construct the Museum on the acquired property.

The bill establishes within the Department of the Interior the African Burial Ground Advisory Council to: (1) make recommendations on the construction of the Museum, and (2) advise and assist Interior on all matters relating to the operation and preservation of the Museum.

Text (1)
February 15, 2017
Actions (3)
07/19/2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-417.
02/15/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
02/15/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 16, 2017 8:49:56 AM
Record Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:44:40 PM