Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc. (Arts, Culture, Religion related)

TopicBill numberAuthorsort iconInterest positionBecame law
Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area Study Act H.R. 407 (110th) BairdSupportNo
This bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of establishing the Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area in the States of Washington and Oregon.… More
This bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of establishing the Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area in the States of Washington and Oregon. (by CRS) Hide
LIBRARIAN Act H.R. 1877 (110th) BecerraSupportNo
To authorize the cancellation of Perkins Loans for students who perform public service as librarians in low-income schools and public libraries. (by More
To authorize the cancellation of Perkins Loans for students who perform public service as librarians in low-income schools and public libraries. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 S. 886 (110th) BingamanSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based… More
A bill to amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. (by CRS) Hide
Freedom and Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 H.R. 1201 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of… More
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of consumers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2009 H.R. 985 (111th) BoucherSupportNo
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 H.R. 1805 (112th) ConyersSupportNo
To extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
RELIEF Act H.R. 3210 (112th) CooperOpposeNo
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted… More
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted in 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 H.R. 1233 (113th) CummingsSupportNo
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege… More
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2013 H.R. 1133 (113th) DuncanSupportNo
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings. S. 1945 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. (by CRS)
Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act S. 2212 (112th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) title 28, United States Code. (by More
A bill to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) title 28, United States Code. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act to Exempt Ordinary Books from the Lead Limit in Such Act. H.R. 1692 (111th) FortenberrySupportNo
To amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act to exempt ordinary books from the lead limit in such Act. (by CRS)
National Security Letter Judicial and Congressional Oversight Act H.R. 1739 (110th) HarmanSupportNo
To require the approval of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge or designated United States Magistrate Judge for the issuance of a national security letter, to require the Attorney General… More
To require the approval of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge or designated United States Magistrate Judge for the issuance of a national security letter, to require the Attorney General to submit semiannual reports on national security letters, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
WILL Act H.R. 1616 (112th) HoltSupportNo
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to integrate public libraries into State and local workforce investment boards, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to integrate public libraries into State and local workforce investment boards, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 H.R. 146 (111th) HoltSupportYes
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of… More
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Spending Reduction Act of 2011 H.R. 408 (112th) JordanOpposeNo
To reduce Federal spending by $2.5 trillion through fiscal year 2021. (by CRS)
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2007 H.R. 1120 (110th) KirkOpposeNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms.… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms. (by CRS) Hide
Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S. 717 (113th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency… More
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency improvements. (by CRS) Hide
Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act H.R. 390 (110th) LantosSupportNo
To require the establishment of a national database in the National Archives to preserve records of servitude, emancipation, and post-Civil War reconstruction and to provide grants to State and local… More
To require the establishment of a national database in the National Archives to preserve records of servitude, emancipation, and post-Civil War reconstruction and to provide grants to State and local entities to establish similar local databases. (by CRS) Hide
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 S. 290 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 S. 193 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 S. 3325 (110th) LeahyOpposeYes
A bill to enhance remedies for violations of intellectual property laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 S. 3001 (110th) LevinSupportYes
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of… More
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Artist-Museum Partnership Act H.R. 1524 (110th) LewisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor. (by CRS) Hide
Artist-Museum Partnership Act of 2009 H.R. 1126 (111th) LewisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor. (by CRS) Hide
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R. 3288 (111th) OlverOpposeYes
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Museum and Library Services Act of 2010 S. 3984 (111th) ReedSupportYes
A bill to amend and extend the Museum and Library Services Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend Section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to Provide That Funds Received As Universal Service Contributions and the Universal Service Support Programs Established Pursuant to That Section Are Not Subject to Certain Provisions of Title 31, United States Code, Commonly Known As the Antideficiency Act. S. 297 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that funds received as universal service contributions and the universal service support programs established pursuant to that… More
A bill to amend section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that funds received as universal service contributions and the universal service support programs established pursuant to that section are not subject to certain provisions of title 31, United States Code, commonly known as the Antideficiency Act. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 H.R. 1255 (110th) WaxmanSupportNo
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege… More
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2007 H.R. 985 (110th) WaxmanSupportNo
This bill amends title 5, United States Code, to clarify which disclosures of information are protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms,… More
This bill amends title 5, United States Code, to clarify which disclosures of information are protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements to the effect that such policies, forms, and agreements are consistent with certain disclosure protections. (by CRS) Hide