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


Feb 8, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 1, 1990 but was never passed by the House.


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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H.R. 3802 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 9, 1990

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Feb 8, 1990
Passed Senate
Oct 1, 1990
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


56 cosponsors (31D, 25R) (show)
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