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USHB5068EngrossWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4433IntroNational Medal of Honor Monument Act This bill authorizes the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of the extraordinary acts of valor, selfless service, and s...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR733IntroA resolution recognizing 2020 as the centennial of the Preservation Society of Charleston.
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5984)
USHB8430IntroCALMER Act of 2020 Culture, Arts, Libraries, and Museums Emergency Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1122IntroExpressing support for dance as a form of valuable exercise and of artistic expression, and for the designation of September 19, 2020, as "National Dance Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of a National Dance Day.
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2020-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1091IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 22, 2020, as national "Chuck Brown Day" and honoring his contributions to music and to the District of Columbia. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a Chuck Brown Day and honors Br...
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2020-08-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR113IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the achievements of Tejano music artists such as Freddy Fender, Roberto Pulido, Flaco Jimenez, and Selena Quintanilla, in recognition of their contributions to the cultural heritage and diversity of the Unit...
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2020-08-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8023IntroSmithsonian and National Gallery of Art Collections Space Authorization Act This bill authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution and the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art to construct and use a collections storage s...
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2020-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) 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 Stat...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR654IntroA resolution designating July 25, 2020, as "National Day of the American Cowboy". This resolution designates July 25, 2020, as National Day of the American Cowboy.
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2020-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4359; text: CR S4356)
USHR1041IntroSupporting the designation of July 11, 2020, as "Antique Motorcycle Enthusiast Day" and recognizing the preservation, restoration, and operation of old-time motorcycles in the United States. This resolution supports the designation of Antique Motorcy...
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2020-07-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR643IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students and designating June 2020 as African-American Music Apprecia...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3094EngrossTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse M...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7161IntroCOVID-19 Memorial Quilt Act of 2020 This bill directs the Smithsonian Institution and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to jointly carry out a project to be known as the "COVID-19 Pandemic Memorial Quilt Project" to honor and re...
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2020-06-11
To House Administration Committee
USHR983IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. This resolution recognizes the ...
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2020-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3835IntroSCRIPT Act Stopping Censorship, Restoring Integrity, and Protecting Talkies Act This bill limits the provision of financial and technical assistance for the production or funding of a film for screening in China. The President may only authorize the ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR589IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. This resolution recognize...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR948IntroExpressing support for the recognition of April as Arab American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Arab Americans in the United States. This resolution supports the designation of an Arab American Heritage Month.
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2020-05-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6615IntroCOVID-19 Oral History Project Act This bill directs the Library of Congress to establish an oral history program in the American Folklife Center for the collection and public availability of individual stories of events and experiences during the COV...
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2020-04-24
To House Administration Committee
USHB6407IntroTo rescind the appropriation made to the Kennedy Center in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This bill rescinds the appropriation to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts provided for in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...
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2020-03-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR900IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of OPERA America. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of OPERA America. The resolution also congratulates OPERA America for advancing the art form and elevating the visibility of opera and opera companies ...
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2020-03-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5967IntroPublic Library Innovation Space Act This bill requires the Institute of Museum and Library Services to carry out a program for making competitive grants to eligible partnerships (composed of a public library and an economic development corporation, a...
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5946IntroNational Jazz Preservation, Education, and Promulgation Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Jazz Preservation Program and a National Jazz Appreciation Program, to be carried out by the Smithsonian Institution through the National Museum of A...
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2020-02-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR848IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the designation of "Public Radio Music Day" and its deep appreciation for the role of public radio music stations in serving listeners, musicians, and hundreds of communities in the United St...
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2020-02-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR496IntroA resolution supporting the designation of April 16, 2020, as "Public Radio Music Day" and expressing deep appreciation for the role of public radio music stations in serving listeners, musicians, and hundreds of communities across the United States....
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2020-02-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR808IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2020. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the...
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2020-01-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4845IntroNational Lighthouse Center and Museum Act This bill grants a federal charter to the National Lighthouse Center and Museum.
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR769IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas. This resolution recognizes the importance of Christmas symbols and traditions. The resolut...
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2019-12-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5173IntroTo authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia or its environs, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commem...
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2019-12-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB5079IntroNational Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Park Service (NPS) to establish and maintain a National Historic Vehicle Register that shall include (1) a narrative describing each historic vehicle and its historical sig...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR674IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the achievements of Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. This resolution, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, congratulates Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales, co...
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2019-11-15
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSR402IntroA resolution honoring the life, work, and legacy of Toni Morrison. This resolution extends heartfelt sympathy to the family of author Toni Morrison on the occasion of her death. The resolution recognizes Toni Morrison as (1) one of the most formidabl...
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6343-6344)
USHB4446IntroNational POW/MIA Memorial and Museum Act of 2019 This bill designates the memorial and museum that is being constructed on an approximately 26-acre area on the POW-MIA Memorial Parkway in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "National POW/MIA Memorial and M...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR612IntroUrging the people of the United States to observe the month of October of each year as Italian and Italian-American Heritage Month. This resolution urges the people of the United States to acknowledge an Italian and Italian American Heritage Month in...
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2019-10-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR566IntroExpressing support for dance as a form of valuable exercise and of artistic expression, and for the designation of September 21, 2019, as National Dance Day. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a National Dance Day.
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR573IntroRecognizing the celebration of the Hmong New Year in 2019. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Hmong New Year and wishes Hmong Americans and all individuals who observe this holiday a happy new year.
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2019-09-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2455IntroNational Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Park Service (NPS) to establish and maintain a National Historic Vehicle Register that shall include (1) a narrative describing each historic vehicle and its historical sig...
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2019-09-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4132IntroCommission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act This bill establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. T...
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR541IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 22, 2019, as national "Chuck Brown Day" and honoring his contributions to music and to the District of Columbia. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a Chuck Brown Day and honors Br...
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2019-08-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR540IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Sesame Street television program.
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2019-08-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR265IntroA resolution designating July 27, 2019, as "National Day of the American Cowboy". This resolution designates July 27, 2019, as National Day of the American Cowboy.
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2019-07-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 6/26/2019 S4579)
USHR463IntroRecognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as African-American M...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR264IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR457IntroExpressing support for the designation of June as Portuguese National Heritage Month. This resolution supports the designation of Portuguese National Heritage Month. The bill also esteems the integral role of the Portuguese-American community and the...
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2019-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR261IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3365IntroCommission of Fine Arts District of Columbia Home Rule Act This bill instructs the Commission of Fine Arts to advise only on the location of statues, fountains, and monuments in public squares, streets, and parks in the District of Columbia (DC) that...
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR447IntroRecognizing and commending the SummerSet DC Music Series and its performers and partners for benefiting the District of Columbia, District of Columbia regional residents, and visitors to the Nation's capital. This resolution recognizes and commends (...
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2019-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR425IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The resolution also affirms that (1) the contributions of Caribbean Americans...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR414IntroHonoring the life, contributions, and achievements of Doris Day as a singer, actress, and animal welfare activist and expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on her passing. This resolution honors Doris Day for her significant cont...
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2019-05-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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