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S.2250: Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 42 (23 Democrats, 1 Independent, 18 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2014
Latest Major Action July 31, 2014
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Bill Summary

Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) to revise qualifications requirements for members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion.

(Sec. 3) Revises requirements for the Corporation's annual report to the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to require a description of and rationales for: (1) the Corporation's efforts to focus on specific countries and populations; and (2) its combination of media channels employed in meeting the promotional objectives of its marketing campaign, the ratio in which such channels are used, and a justification for such use and ratio.

(Sec. 4) Directs the Corporation and the Secretary (or their designees) to meet biannually to review procedures to determine the fair market value of goods and services received by the Corporation from non-federal sources. Reduces from 80% to 70% the percentage of the fair market value of those goods and ser...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 31, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 520.
July 31, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-234.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 10, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.