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S. 1364 (115th): National Museum of the American Latino Act

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menendez

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2017
Length: 20 pages
Jun 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Menendez, Hispanic Members Respond to UCLA Smithsonian Latino Inclusion Report
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2018

Ros-Lehtinen, Serrano, and Menendez Issue Joint Statement in Response to UCLA Smithsonian Latino Inclusion Report
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] on Sep 14, 2018

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Requests Meeting With Smithsonian Institution
    — Rep. José Serrano [D-NY15] on Oct 1, 2018

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Jun 15, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1364 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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