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H.R. 6001 (114th): Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

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To establish within the Smithsonian Institution the Smithsonian American Latino Museum, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Xavier Becerra

Sponsor. Representative for California's 34th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Sep 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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apoyo bipartidista y bicameral para un museo latino-americano
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2016

Los Sens. Menéndez, Cornyn Acompañados por los Reps. Becerra y Ros-Lehtinen Para Crear un Museo en Honor a los Latinos en EEUU
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] on Sep 13, 2016

Sens. Menendez, Cornyn Joined by Reps. Becerra and Ros-Lehtinen in Calling for an American Latino Museum
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] on Sep 13, 2016

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Sep 13, 2016

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H.R. 6001 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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