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S. 978 (101st): National Museum of the American Indian Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The National Museum of the American Indian Act (NMAI) was enacted on November 28, 1989, as Public Law 101-185. The law established the National Museum of the American Indian as part of the Smithsonian Institution. The law also required the Secretary of the Smithsonian to prepare an inventory of all Indian and Native Hawaiian human remains and funerary objects in Smithsonian collections, as well as expeditiously return these items upon the request of culturally affiliated federally recognized Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 11, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 28, 1989

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 28, 1989.

Law
Pub.L. 101-185
Sponsor

Daniel Inouye

Senator for Hawaii

Democrat

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 1989

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History

May 11, 1989
 
Introduced

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May 16, 1989
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 3, 1989
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 1989
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 14, 1989
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 28, 1989
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 978 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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