President Donald Trump signs the African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 into law

President Donald Trump signs the African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 into law

H.R.1927 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017


Sponsor: Congressman Lacy Clay | Representing the 1st District of Missouri (Introduced 04/05/2017)

(Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the African American civil rights movement from 1939 through 1968; (2) with the property owner’s consent, other federal, state, local, and privately owned properties that relate or have a verifiable connection to such movement and that are included in, or eligible for, the National Register of Historic Places; and (3) other governmental and nongovernmental facilities and programs of an educational, research, or interpretive nature that are directly related to such movement.

In carrying out the network, Interior must: (1) review civil rights movement studies and reports, such as the Civil Rights Framework Study; (2) produce and disseminate educational materials relating to such movement; (3) provide technical assistance; and (4) adopt an official, uniform symbol or device for the Network and issue regulations for the symbol’s use.

The network shall expire seven years after enactment of this bill.

Political Party
Democratic [68]
Republican [4]

Cosponsors by U.S. State or Territory
California [11]
New York [6]
Florida [5]
Maryland [4]
Texas [4]
Virginia [4]
Georgia [3]
Illinois [3]
North Carolina [3]
Ohio [3]
Arizona [2]
Connecticut [2]
Louisiana [2]
Massachusetts [2]
Michigan [2]
Pennsylvania [2]
Wisconsin [2]
Alabama [1]
Colorado [1]
District of Columbia [1]
Indiana [1]
Minnesota [1]
Mississippi [1]
Missouri [1]
New Jersey [1]
Northern Mariana Islands [1]
South Carolina [1]
Tennessee [1]
Virgin Islands [1]

Cosponsor Date Cosponsored

Republican
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6]* 04/05/2017

Democrat
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 04/05/2017
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. “Hank,” Jr. [D-GA-4]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 04/05/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 04/05/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 04/05/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 04/05/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 06/27/2017

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