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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/1980--Introduced.National Library Resources Sharing Act of 1980 - Amends the Library Services and Construction Act to permit grants to States under such Act to be used (along with other permissible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 17, 1980

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7602”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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