S. 2111 (101st): A bill designating the month of May as “Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month”.


Feb 8, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Enacted as H.R. 3802 (companion bill)

Spark Matsunaga

Senator from Hawaii


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/8/1990--Introduced.Amends Federal law to authorize and request the President to designate May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month annually, beginning in 1990. (Current law designates a seven-day period beginning on May ... Read more >

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Feb 8, 1990

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Oct 1, 1990
Passed Senate

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2111”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (31D, 25R) (show)
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H.R. 3802 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 9, 1990

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