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|
|Committee Meetings:||12/03/20 10:00AM 11/17/20 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/03/2020 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 599. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.959 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate (12/03/2020)
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.