H.R. 6541 (110th): To authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan, design, and construct laboratory space to accommodate the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s terrestrial research program in Gamboa, Panama.


Jul 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Brady
Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2008
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Summary (CRS)
7/17/2008--Introduced.Authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to construct laboratory space to accommodate the terrestrial research program of the Smithsonian tropical research institute in Gamboa, Panama.

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H.R. 6627 (Related)
Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2008

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 17, 2008

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Jul 17, 2008


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