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H.R. 1980: Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act

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To establish in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2020
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 11, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 11, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Maloney Recognizes the Conclusion of Womens History Month 2020
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Sponsor) on Mar 31, 2020

Courtney Votes to Pass H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Womens History Museum Act Bipartisan bill would establish a Womens History Museum within the Smithsonian Institution
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 12, 2020

My Votes – Week of February 10th
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Feb 14, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1980 will add $374 million in new spending through 2029.
Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1980 will add $190 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on House Administration

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Feb 7, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Feb 11, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1980 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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