H.R. 8770 (93rd): American Folklife Preservation Act


Jun 18, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lucien Nedzi

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the establishment of an American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/18/1973--Introduced.American Folklife Preservation Act - Creates an American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress. Provides that the center shall be subject to the supervision and direction of a board ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 18, 1973

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 8770”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (14D, 8R, 1P, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 6673 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 2, 1976

H.R. 12106 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 21, 1973

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