S. 1868 (112th): Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

Introduced:
Nov 15, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3459 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 17, 2011

Sponsor
Robert “Bob” Menéndez
Senator from New Jersey
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Nov 15, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 568 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

H.R. 3459 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Nov 15, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 15, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to establish within the Smithsonian Institution the Smithsonian American Latino Museum, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (14D, 3R, 1I) (show)
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11/15/2011--Introduced.
Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act - Establishes a museum to be known as the Smithsonian American Latino Museum in the Smithsonian Institution.
Designates the Arts and Industries Building of the Smithsonian Institution, which is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC, including a new underground annex facility, as the location of the Museum.
Authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan and construct the Museum and to prepare a plan of action for the Museum.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the Board of Regents to enter into an agreement that allows for the construction of the underground annex facility by the Board in a manner that is harmonious with, and protects the open space and visual sight lines of, the National Mall.

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