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H.R. 7602 (96th): National Library Resources Sharing Act of 1980

A bill to amend the Library Services and Construction Act to authorize funds under title I of such Act for the development of long-range plans by State library administrative agencies, to require 15 percent of amounts appropriated for purposes of title III of such Act to be made available for direct grants to existing regional and national cooperative networks of libraries, and to authorize preferential communication interconnection services for nonprofit library and educational activities, and to amend the Department of Education Organization Act to provide for an Assistant Secretary for Library and Information Services.

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Sponsor and status


Jun 17, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Elizabeth Holtzman

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



Jun 17, 1980

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H.R. 7602 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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