H.R.5890 - A bill to establish a commission to assist in the first observance of the Federal legal holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hall, Katie [D-IN-1] (Introduced 06/19/1984)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 98-893 Part 1; H.Rept 98-893 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||08/27/1984 Became Public Law No: 98-399.|
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Summary: H.R.5890 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (08/01/1984)
Establishes a commission to be known as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission to: (1) encourage appropriate ceremonies and activities throughout the United States relating to the first observance of the Federal legal holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.; and (2) provide advice and assistance to the Federal Government and to State and local governments and private organizations with respect to the observance of the holiday. Sets forth requirements regarding the membership and staff of the Commission.
Authorizes the heads of all Government departments and agencies, upon the request of the Commission, to detail any of their personnel to the Commission and to otherwise assist the Commission in carrying out its responsibilities under this Act.
Requires that all of the Commission's expenditures be made from donated funds.
Directs the Commission, not later than April 20, 1986, to report to the President and the Congress concerning its activities under this Act. Terminates the Commission after the submission of such report.