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H.R.579: To designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates the U.S. courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse."

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 9, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Dec. 8, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 8, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8844-8845)
Dec. 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 579.
Dec. 8, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8844-8845)
Dec. 8, 2014 Mr. Petri moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 27, 2013 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
Sept. 27, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 113-233.
July 18, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
July 18, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 18, 2013 Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Discharged.
Feb. 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.