There is 1 version of this bill. View text

Click the check-box to add or remove the section, click the text link to scroll to that section.
Titles Actions Overview All Actions Cosponsors Committees Related Bills Subjects Latest Summary All Summaries

Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2011

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To revise the composition of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution so that all members are individuals appointed by the President from a list of nominees submitted by the leadership of the Congress, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/05/2011Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
05/05/2011Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E813, E831)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/05/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Committee on House Administration05/05/2011 Referred to

No related bill information was received for H.R.1787.


Subjects (5)


Latest Summary (1)

There is one summary for H.R.1787. View summaries

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (05/05/2011)

Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2011 - Revises provisions regarding the composition of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution by providing for the membership of the Regents to be composed of 21 members who shall be appointed by the President from among a list of nominees submitted by the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate.

Revises the number of Regents who shall constitute a quorum to do business.

Revises requirements for the terms of office for Regents. Permits Regents to be reappointed.