H.R.17382 - American Folklife Preservation Act93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nedzi, Lucien N. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 10/15/1974)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 93-1527|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/16/1974 Measure failed of passage in House under suspension of the rules, roll call #693 (249-134). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.17382 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/15/1974)
American Folklife Preservation Act - Creates an American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress. Provides that the Center shall be subject to the supervision and direction of a board of trustees. Provides that such board shall be composed of four members appointed by the President, eight members appointed by the Librarian of Congress, the Librarian of Congress, the Director of the Center, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Authorizes the Center to establish and implement a program of contracts, grants, and scholarships to preserve, protect, revitalize and disseminate American folklife tradition and arts. Provides that no payment shall be made pursuant to this Act to carry out any research or training over a period in excess of two years.
States that such research or training may be extended to a period not to exceed five years with the concurrence of at least two-thirds of the members of the board. Provides that no former employee of the Federal Government shall be eligible to receive any grant or other assistance under this Act in the two-year period following the termination of such employment.
Requires the Center to submit to the Library of Congress, for inclusion in its annual report to the Congress, an annual report of its operations under this Act. Authorizes specified appropriations through fiscal year 1978 for the purposes of this Act.