S.959 - Smithsonian American Women's History Museum Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 03/28/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/28/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2091-2092) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.959 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/28/2019)
Smithsonian American Women's History Museum Act
This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum.
Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
The bill establishes a council, that, among other things, shall make recommendations to the board on the planning, design, and construction of the museum.
The board shall designate a site for the museum, with priority given to a site that is on or near the National Mall.