Text: H.R.906 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 906 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 906

   To require that the Librarian of Congress be appointed from among 
individuals with specialized training or significant experience in the 
               field of library and information science.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 16, 1993

  Mr. Owens introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                   Committee on House Administration

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                                 A BILL


 
   To require that the Librarian of Congress be appointed from among 
individuals with specialized training or significant experience in the 
               field of library and information science.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. QUALIFICATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS.

    The first paragraph under the center heading ``LEGISLATIVE'' and 
the center subheading ``library of congress'' in the first section of 
the Act entitled ``An Act making appropriations for the legislative, 
executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year 
ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other 
purposes'', approved February 19, 1897 (2 U.S.C. 136) is amended by 
inserting after ``advice and consent of the Senate'' the following: ``, 
from among individuals with specialized training or significant 
experience in the field of library and information science''.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendment made by section 1 shall apply to appointments made 
after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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