S. 1735 (104th): United States Tourism Organization Act


May 8, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 2, 1996 but was never passed by the House.


Larry Pressler

Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Sep 4, 1996
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish the United States Tourism Organization as a nongovernmental entity for the purpose of promoting tourism in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/1996--Passed Senate amended.United States Tourism Organization Act - Establishes:(1) the National Tourism Board to develop a national travel and tourism strategy for increasing U.S. tourism; and(2) the United States Tourism ... Read more >

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May 8, 1996

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Jun 6, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Aug 2, 1996
Passed Senate

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1735”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (20D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2579 (Related)
United States National Tourism Organization Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1996

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