About the bill
The Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act would establish the creation of a new museum on the subject by the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The actual construction of the building would be financed fully by private donations, estimated at $150-$180 million. Taxpayer dollars would be used for the actual operation of the museum once it’s up and running, as is true for the other Smithsonian Institution museums.
The bill was introduced in March 2017 by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12), numbered H.R. 19. The bill’s ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017
Length: 16 pages
Jun 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 29, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 29, 2017
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S. 1498 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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