US SB2163 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 12-2)
Status: Passed on August 14 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-08-14 - Became Public Law No: 116-156. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


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.

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Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act


Roll Calls

2020-07-27 - House - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill (Y: 368 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 61) [PASS]


2020-08-14HouseBecame Public Law No: 116-156. (TXT | PDF)
2020-08-14HouseSigned by President.
2020-08-04HousePresented to President.
2020-07-27HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-07-27HouseOn 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)
2020-07-27HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2163.
2020-07-27HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3873-3878)
2020-07-27HouseMrs. McBath moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2020-06-29HouseHeld at the desk.
2020-06-29HouseMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-06-29HouseReceived in the House.
2020-06-25SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text: CR S3281-3282)
2020-06-25SenateS.Amdt.1809 Amendment SA 1809 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2020-06-25SenateS.Amdt.1809 Amendment SA 1809 proposed by Senator Hawley for Senator Lankford. (consideration: CR S3281; text: CR S3281) To require an equal number of Republicans and Democrats to serve on the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
2020-06-25SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3281-3282)
2020-06-25SenateSenate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
2019-07-18SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Same As/Similar To

HB1636 (Related) 2019-04-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
SB3985 (Related) 2020-06-24 - Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
HB7278 (Related) 2020-06-18 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


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