H. Rept. 115-241 1 (2017-07-24)

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                     115TH CONGRESS                                            REPORT
                         1st Session    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES               115-241







                         AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS NETWORK ACT OF
                                                      2017



                       JULY 24, 2017.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of
                                         the Union and ordered to be printed



                       Mr. BISHOP of Utah, from the Committee on Natural Resources,
                                            submitted the following


                                               REPORT

                                               [To accompany H.R. 1927]

                                [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                       The Committee on Natural Resources, to whom was referred the
                     bill (H.R. 1927) to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish
                     within the National Park Service the African American Civil
                     Rights Network, and for other purposes, having considered the
                     same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and rec-
                     ommend that the bill as amended do pass.
                       The amendment is as follows:
                       Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following:
                     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
                       This Act may be cited as the African American Civil Rights Network Act of
                     2017.
                     SEC. 2. PURPOSES.
                       The purposes of this Act are-
                           (1) to recognize-
                              (A) the importance of the African American civil rights movement; and
                              (B) the sacrifices made by the people who fought against discrimination
                            and segregation; and
                            (2) to authorize the National Park Service to coordinate and facilitate Federal
                         and non-Federal activities to commemorate, honor, and interpret-
                              (A) the history of the African American civil rights movement;
                              (B) the significance of the civil rights movement as a crucial element in
                            the evolution of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000a et seq.); and
                              (C) the relevance of the African American civil rights movement in fos-
                            tering the spirit of social justice and national reconciliation.
                     SEC. 3. U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS NETWORK PROGRAM.
                       (a) IN GENERAL.-Subdivision 1 of Division B of subtitle III of title 54, United
                     States Code, is amended by inserting after chapter 3083 the following:
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