H.R.4706: Blackwell School National Historic Site Act

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Blackwell School National Historic Site Act This bill establishes the Blackwell School National Historic Site in Texas as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret for the benefit of present and future generations the Blackwell School, its role as both an academic and cultural cornerstone in the community in Marfa, Texas, and its function within a segregated system of education in Texas and the United States from...

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Date Description
Dec. 9, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Dec. 8, 2021
Considered as unfinished business.
Dec. 8, 2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7546)
Dec. 8, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 8, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 - 8 (Roll no. 429).
Dec. 1, 2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 1, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4706.
Dec. 1, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6740-6741; text: CR H6740)
Dec. 1, 2021
Ms. Leger Fernandez moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Dec. 1, 2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 142.
Dec. 1, 2021
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-198.
Nov. 17, 2021
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 17, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 17, 2021
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
Oct. 14, 2021
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Aug. 14, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
July 27, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
July 27, 2021

Introduced in the House by Tony Gonzales (R-Texas)

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