US HB434 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 53-3)
Status: Enrolled on January 16 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-01-16 - Presented to President.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill requires the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from Galveston, Texas, to Houston, Texas, to be studied for designation as a national scenic trail.

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Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act



2020-01-16SenatePresented to President.
2020-01-14SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-01-13SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
2020-01-13SenateSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S163)
2019-07-25SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
2019-07-24HouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-24HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-07-24HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7353)
2019-07-24HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 434.
2019-07-24HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7353-7361)
2019-07-24HouseMr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-06-27HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
2019-06-27HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-135.
2019-05-01HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
2019-05-01HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-05-01HouseSubcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
2019-04-02HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-02-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
2019-01-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2019-01-10HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2646 (Related) 2019-10-17 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.


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