S. 568 (113th): Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey



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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (11D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1868 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

H.R. 1217 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2013

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