Enacted — Signed by the President — May 12, 2009
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 12, 2009.
Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 12, 2009
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 12, 2009.
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 4 pages
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Sep 17, 2008
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Last Action: Feb 9, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 586 — 111th Congress: Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr586
“H.R. 586 — 111th Congress: Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr586>
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