H.R. 12579 (95th): A bill to amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 in order to restore the Pension Building in Washington, District of Columbia, to house the Museum of Building Arts, and for other purposes.


May 4, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Walsh

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

5/4/1978--Introduced.Amends the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to direct the Administrator of General Services, in conjunction with the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Chairman of the National Endowment ... Read more >

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May 4, 1978

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H.R. 12331 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 1978

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