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H.R. 2420: National Museum of the American Latino Act

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With the nation’s capital hosting an African American museum and American Indian museum, should a Latino museum come next?

Context

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in 2016. It was the sixth-most visited Smithsonian museum last year, behind only such decades-long mainstays as Air and Space, Natural History, American History — and ranking even higher than the National Zoo.

The National Museum of the American Indian also attracted 1.1 million visitors last year, after opening in 2004.

Yet there is no similar Latino museum, despite ...

Sponsor and status

José Serrano

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 21 pages
Introduced:

Apr 30, 2019

Status:

Introduced on Apr 30, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 30, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2420 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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