To establish the W. John Child Memorial Foreign Language Award to recognize foreign language proficiency by members of the Foreign Service who are employees of the Department of Agriculture.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2000
Length: 4 pages
Oct 18, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 18, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 18, 2000
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H.R. 5487 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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