S. 3307 (95th): Thomas A. Edison Centennial Educational Act

Jul 17, 1978 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Clifford Case
Senator from New Jersey

This bill was introduced on July 17, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 17, 1978
Referred to Committee Jul 17, 1978
Full Title

A bill to establish an educational program in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare for the purpose of promoting the centennial anniversary of the invention by Thomas Alva Edison of the first practical incandescent electric lamp through encouragement of scholarly works, conferences, seminars and public programs, and to establish a grants program to assist in collecting, compiling, editing and publishing the papers of Thomas A. Edison, and for other purposes.


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Thomas A. Edison Centennial Educational Act - Establishes the Thomas A. Edison Centennial Commission within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to encourage and support the observance of the 100th anniversary of the invention of the first practical incandescent electric lamp and the other scientific contributions made by Thomas Edison. Authorizes the Commission to make grants for fiscal years 1979 through 1981 to a nonprofit institution of higher education to collect, compile, edit, and publish the papers of Thomas Edison. Terminates the Commission on Septermber 30, 1981.
Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years 1979 through 1981 to carry out the provisions of this Act.

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