H.R. 8681: John Lewis Civil Rights Fellowship Act of 2022

CBO Score

$5 million

Date of Report

Thu September 22nd, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To establish the John Lewis Civil Rights Fellowship to fund international internships and research placements for early- to mid-career professionals to study nonviolent movements to establish and protect civil rights around the world.

Sponsor: Rep. Nikema Williams — D — GA

Establishes a new fellowship program under the Fulbright Program to promote the study of nonviolent civil rights movements. That educational program is managed by the Department of State and supports roughly 8,000 participants from the United States and other nations each year. Under the bill, the fellowship program would support at least 25 fellows from the United States to study or conduct research in foreign countries. Lastly, H.R. 8681 requires the department to report to the Congress on its implementation of the program.

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