H.R.6720: To authorize the Thomas Paine Memorial Association to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.

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  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 30, 2022

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This bill authorizes the Thomas Paine Memorial Association to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of the philosopher and patriot, Thomas Paine. Thomas Paine is best known for writing Common Sense, a pamphlet that helped to inspire the Revolutionary War. The establishment of the commemorative work shall be in accordance with the Commemorative Works Act. Federal funds may not be used to pay any...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 30, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 497.
Dec. 30, 2022
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-680.
Dec. 8, 2022
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 8, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 8, 2022
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
July 14, 2022
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 18, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Feb. 11, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Feb. 11, 2022

Introduced in the House by Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)

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