H.R.3491: To repeal the American Folklife Preservation Act.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 16, 1996
  • Latest Major Action July 26, 1996

Bill Summary

Abolishes the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress and repeals the American Folklife Preservation Act. Directs the Librarian of Congress to carry out the functions of collection, preservation, reference, and archiving with respect to American folklife as part of the general operations of the Library.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on House Oversight.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on House Oversight. H. Rept. 104-710.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 377.
May 16, 1996

Introduced in the House by William M. Thomas (R-Calif.)

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