H.R.1455 - 9/11 First Responders History Project Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 04/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||04/08/2011 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.|
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Summary: H.R.1455 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/2011)
9/11 First Responders History Project Act of 2011 - Requires, within the limits of available funds, the Librarian of Congress to establish an oral history project to: (1) survey collections of audio and video recordings (as well as ongoing documentary work) of the reminiscences of 9/11 first responders housed in archives, libraries, museums, and other educational institutions; (2) solicit, reproduce, and collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of 9/11 first responders, and visual and written materials (such as letters, diaries, photographs, and ephemera) relevant to the personal histories of individuals; (3) create a collection, with a catalog and index, of the recordings and other materials obtained; and (4) make the collection available for public use through the Library of Congress (LOC) and other appropriate methods.
Defines "9/11 first responders" as emergency responders and recovery and cleanup workers who responded to the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, in New York City, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon (including the aftermath of such attacks).