H.J.Res.90 - A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to call a White House Conference of Library and Information Services to be held not later than 1989, and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ford, William D. [D-MI-15] (Introduced 01/21/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor | Senate - Labor and Human Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 100-121; H.Rept 100-765|
|Latest Action:||08/08/1988 Became Public Law No: 100-382. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.90 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 100-765)
Conference report filed in House (07/11/1988)
Authorizes the President to call and conduct a White House Conference on Library and Information Services to develop recommendations for improvement of such services and their public use. Requires such Conference to be held not earlier than September 1, 1989, and not later than September 30, 1991.
Requires that the Conference be planned and conducted by the National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences. Authorizes the Librarian of Congress, the Director of the National Library of Medicine, and the Director of the National Agricultural Library, upon request, to detail personnel to the Commission.
Requires the Conference to submit a final report to the President within 120 days following its close. Directs that the final report be made public and within 90 days after receipt by the President, transmitted to the Congress with recommendations.
Establishes an advisory committee to assist in planning and conducting the Conference. Includes among its appointed members the Secretary of Education and the Librarian of Congress.