S.988 - Japanese American Confinement Education Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Introduced 03/25/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.988 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/25/2021)
Japanese American Confinement Education Act
This bill establishes a museum program on the historical importance of Japanese American confinement during World War II and permanently reauthorizes the Japanese American Confinement Sites preservation program.
The bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish a program of grants to a Japanese American museum to educate individuals in the United States on the historical importance of such confinement and the commitment of the United States to equal justice.