Summary: H.J.Res.649 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (02/17/1978)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Education and Labor with amendment, H. Rept. 95-887)

=Title I: White House Conference on the Arts= - White House Conference on the Arts Act - Directs the President to call a White House Conference on the Arts, to be held by December 31, 1979, to assist in developing a climate wherein the arts can flourish.

Establishes a National Conference Planning Council on the Arts to plan and conduct such Conference.

Requires the Council to submit a report on such Conference to the President and the Congress.

Authorizes the Chairman of the Council, with the approval of Council members, to make grants to defray the costs of participating in the Conference program.

Authorizes appropriations necessary to carry out this Act.

=Title II: White House Conference on the Humanities= - White House Conference on the Humanities Act - Directs the President to call a White House Conference on the Humanities, to be held by December 31, 1979, to assist in developing a climate wherein the humanities can flourish.

Establishes a National Planning Council on the Humanities to plan and conduct such Conference.

Requires the Council to submit a report on such Conference to the President and the Congress.

Authorizes the Chairman of the Council, with the approval of Council members, to make grants to States to defray the costs of participating in the Conference program.

Authorizes appropriations necessary to carry out this Act.

=Title III: General Provisions= - Authorizes the President to call and conduct a White House Conference on Education in 1980 to assess the condition, needs and goals of education.