H.R. 586 (111th): Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 12, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 12, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-19

Sponsor:

Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Librarian of Congress and the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution to carry out a joint project at the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of individuals who participated in the Civil Rights movement, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 15, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 25, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 22, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 24, 2009
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 12, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Apr 22, 2009 4:03 p.m.
Passed 422/0

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 998 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 17, 2008

S. 395 (Related)
Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2009

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