New Cosponsor — Mar 5, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
The bill now has 25 cosponsors (24 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 4 pages
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.
2/4/2009--Introduced.Public Diplomacy Resource Centers Act of 2009 - Amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to direct the Secretary of State to ensure that diplomatic and consular mission ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2553 (110th).
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 909”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Last Action: Oct 9, 2007
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 909 — 111th Congress: Public Diplomacy Resource Centers Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr909
“H.R. 909 — 111th Congress: Public Diplomacy Resource Centers Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr909>
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