Summary: H.R.6001 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/13/2016)

Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

This bill establishes a museum to be known as the Smithsonian American Latino Museum in the Smithsonian Institution.

The Arts and Industries Building of the Smithsonian Institution, which is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC, including a new underground annex facility, is designated as the location of the museum.

The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution may plan and construct the museum and may prepare a plan of action for the museum.

The Secretary of the Interior and the Board of Regents shall enter into an agreement that allows for the construction of the underground annex facility by the Board in a manner that is harmonious with, and protects the open space and visual sight lines of, the National Mall.