H.R. 5227: Library of Congress Modernization Act of 2016


May 13, 2016


Reported by Committee on May 17, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 17, 2016.


Candice Miller

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 13, 2016
Length: 7 pages


22% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

To authorize the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to provide playback equipment in all forms, to establish a National Collection Stewardship Fund for the processing and storage of collection materials of the Library of Congress, and to provide for the continuation of service of returning members of Joint Committee on the Library at beginning of a Congress.

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May 13, 2016

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May 17, 2016
Reported by Committee

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