About the bill
- Full Title
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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Oct 18, 2000
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5487”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5487 — 106th Congress: W. John Child Memorial Foreign Language Award Act of 2000. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5487
“H.R. 5487 — 106th Congress: W. John Child Memorial Foreign Language Award Act of 2000.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5487>
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