US HB2420 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 94-8-1)
Status: Introduced on April 30 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-08 - Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Pending: House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

National Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) provide for the collection, study, research, publication, and establishment of exhibitions and programs related to Latino life, art, history, and culture; and (3) provide for collaboration with Smithsonian Institution museums and research centers and other museums and educational institutions in the United States and abroad to promote the study and appreciation of Latino life, art, history, culture, and its impact on society in the United States. The bill establishes a Board of Trustees for the museum to advise and assist the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian on all matters related to the administration and preservation of the museum. The Director of the museum shall manage the museum and may carry out educational and liaison programs in support of its goals. The Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services shall establish and carry out specified grant programs and a scholarship program, including a grant program to promote the understanding of the Latin American diaspora in the United States. The Board of Regents shall designate a site for the museum and is authorized to design and construct it.

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Title

National Museum of the American Latino Act

Sponsors

Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]
Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon [R-PR]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]
Rep. Peter King [R-NY]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]
Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]
Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]
Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]
Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]
Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-08HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
2019-05-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
2019-04-30HouseReferred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-04-30HouseReferred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-04-30HouseReferred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-04-30HouseIntroduced in House

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