H.R.863 - Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act

To establish the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act as passed house.
  • Short: Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act as reported to house.
  • Official: To establish the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act of 2013 as introduced.

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02/27/13
 
05/07/14
 
 
 
 
 

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Carolyn Maloney

D-NY

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Latest Vote

Result: Passed - May 07, 2014

Roll call number 201 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 863 To establish the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women’s History Museum, and for other purposes

 

Official Summary

Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act - Establishes the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum. Requires the Commission to: (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment

Official Summary

Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act - Establishes the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum. Requires the Commission to:
(1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C.;
(2) develop a fundraising plan to support the establishment, operation, and maintenance of the Museum through public contributions;
(3) obtain an independent review of such fundraising plan, including an analysis of the resources necessary to fund the construction of the Museum and its operations and maintenance in perpetuity without reliance on federal funds; and
(4) submit a legislative plan of action to establish and construct the Museum. Directs the Commission's recommendations to address issues including the impact of the Museum on regional women history-related museums, whether it should be part of the Smithsonian Institution, and the cost of constructing, operating, and maintaining the Museum and acquiring its collections. Prohibits federal funds from being obligated to carry out this Act.

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