Public Law 115-102: 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

By | November 29, 2017
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Photo by Wikipedia user Fuzheado.

Establishes the 400 Years of African-American History Commission to develop and carry out activities throughout the United States to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the English colonies at Point Comfort, Virginia, in 1619.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-05-01
Passed Senate
2017-12-21
Signed by President
2018-01-08
Became Public Law
2018-01-08

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

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