Public Law 115-77: Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act

By | February 5, 2018
Portrait of Frederick Douglass.

Portrait of Frederick Douglass.

Establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to study activities that may be carried out by the federal government to honor Frederick Douglass on the bicentennial anniversary of his birth.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-10-11
Passed Senate
2017-10-18
Signed by President
2017-11-02
Became Public Law
2017-11-02

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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