H.R. 909 (111th): Public Diplomacy Resource Centers Act of 2009

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide for the establishment and maintenance of existing libraries and resource centers at United States diplomatic and consular missions to provide information about United States culture, society, and history, and for other purposes.

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Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2131: To amend the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 to reauthorize the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2009. (compare text)

Diane Watson

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district



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Feb 4, 2009

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