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

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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Sponsor and status


Jul 17, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

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


Clifford Case

Senator for New Jersey



Jul 17, 1978

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S. 3307 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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