H.R. 5159 - Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008

Congress. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To establish the Office of the Capitol Visitor Center within the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, headed by the Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services, to provide for the effective management and administration of the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 27, 2008.

Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008

H.R. 5159 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To establish the Office of the Capitol Visitor Center within the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, headed by the Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services, to provide for the effective management and administration of the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To establish the Office of the Capitol Visitor Center within the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, headed by the Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services, to provide for the effective management and administration of the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008
  • Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008
  • Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008
  • Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008
  • Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008
Sponsor
Robert Brady
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Congress
  • Architect of the Capitol
  • Architecture and the disabled
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
  • Civil service retirement
  • Concessions
  • Congressional agencies
  • Congressional committees (House)
  • Congressional committees (Senate)
  • Congressional employees
  • Congressional oversight
  • Congressional reorganization
  • Disabled
  • Education
  • Employee benefit plans
  • Employee training
  • Exhibitions
  • Food
  • Food service
  • Gifts
  • Government procurement
  • Higher education
  • House Administration
  • Humanities
  • Job training
  • Law
  • Legislation
  • Licenses
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Members of Congress
  • Pensions
  • Public contracts
  • Restaurants
  • Retail trade
  • Revolving funds
  • Scholarships
  • Security measures
  • Senate Rules and Administration
  • Social services
  • Student loan funds
  • Tourism
  • Transfer of employees
  • Vending machines
  • Volunteer workers
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/29/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed House3/05/2008
    Passed Senate9/27/2008
    Signed by President10/20/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.3/05/2008PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/27/2008PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 5674 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/27/2008PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/29/2008
    1/29/2008Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
    2/12/2008Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/12/2008Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
    3/03/2008Reported (Amended) by the Committee on House Administration. H. Rept. 110-535.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/03/2008Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 326.
    3/05/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5159.
    3/05/2008Mr. Brady (PA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    3/05/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage3/05/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
    3/06/2008Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/07/2008Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 611.
    9/27/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/27/2008Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    9/27/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    9/27/2008Amendment SA 5674 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Feinstein.
    select this voteVote9/27/2008Amendment SA 5674 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    Presented to President10/02/2008Cleared for White House.
    10/02/2008Mr. Brady (PA) asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
    10/02/2008On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
    Presented to President10/09/2008Presented to President.
    Signed10/20/2008Signed by President.
    Enacted10/20/2008Became Public Law No: 110-437.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 5674Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]September 27, 2008Passed by voice vote on September 26, 2008.

    In the nature of a substitute.

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