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

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


Reported by Committee on May 17, 2016

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Candice Miller

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
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May 13, 2016

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May 17, 2016
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