S. 1505 (107th): Rediscover America Act of 2001

Introduced:
Oct 04, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3157 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 17, 2001

Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Senator from California
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Oct 04, 2001
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3157 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 17, 2001

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 04, 2001
Referred to Committee Oct 04, 2001
 
Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to establish a Travel and Tourism Promotion Bureau.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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10/4/2001--Introduced.
Rediscover America Act of 2001 - Establishes in the Department of Commerce a United States Travel and Tourism Promotion Bureau to:
(1) work to help restore consumer confidence in travel in the two years following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States; and
(2) work with private industry and industry employee representatives to design and implement public service announcements and advertising to promote U.S. tourism.
Establishes a United States Travel and Tourism Promotion Bureau Advisory Committee to recommend activities to the Bureau.

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