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June 20, 2016
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S.2808

John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2016

Held at the desk.

June 16, 2016
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H.RES.790

Expressing support for designation of July 2, 2016, as the "National Day of Personal Reflection and Repentance".

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

June 9, 2016
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H.R.5441

To prohibit the National Endowment for the Arts to use funds to make grants for Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

May 26, 2016
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H.RES.762

Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the opening of the National Gallery of Art.

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

May 25, 2016
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S.RES.416

A resolution recognizing the contributions of Hawaii to the culinary heritage of the United States and designating the week beginning on June 12, 2016, as "National Hawaiian Food Week".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text as modified: CR S3228)

May 12, 2016
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S.CON.RES.37

A concurrent resolution recognizing the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2752-2753; text of measure as introduced: CR S2752-2753)

March 14, 2016
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H.RES.642

Recognizing magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

March 3, 2016
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H.CON.RES.123

Recognizing the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Feb. 8, 2016
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S.RES.366

A resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S708; text as passed Senate: CR S704)

H.RES.608

Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2016.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Jan. 15, 2016
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H.RES.550

Honoring the achievements of Berry Gordy, Jr. and the musical history he created through Motown Records.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

Jan. 4, 2016
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H.R.4308

Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

H.R.4307

National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Dec. 11, 2015
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H.RES.564

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Sept. 17, 2015
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S.2057

A bill providing for additional space for the protection and preservation of national collections held by the Smithsonian Institution.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

July 9, 2015
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S.RES.219

A resolution designating July 25, 2015, as "National Day of the American Cowboy".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4984; text as passed Senate: CR S4962)

S.RES.220

A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Medora Musical.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4984; text as passed Senate: CR S4962)

July 8, 2015
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H.RES.353

Honoring the accomplishments and legacy of Juan Felipe Herrera.

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

May 21, 2015
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H.RES.280

Honoring the House music genre and its "Godfather", the late Frankie Knuckles of Chicago, Illinois, for valuable and longstanding contributions to the culture of the United States.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

May 8, 2015
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H.R.1473

John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2015

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 74.

May 7, 2015
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S.RES.174

A resolution recognizing May 2015 as "Jewish American Heritage Month" and honoring the contributions of Jewish Americans to the United States of America.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2732)

March 18, 2015
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H.RES.156

Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Feb. 26, 2015
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S.RES.89

A resolution congratulating the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on its 80th year.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1184; text as passed Senate: CR S1171)

Feb. 12, 2015
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S.RES.80

A resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate CR S1009)

Feb. 2, 2015
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S.RES.61

A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Peggy Charren.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S702)

Jan. 9, 2015
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H.R.247

Maya Angelou Congressional Gold Medal Act

Referred to House Administration

Jan. 6, 2015
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H.J.RES.3

Expressing support for designation of September 2015 as "Gospel Music Heritage Month" and honoring gospel music for its valuable and longstanding contributions to the culture of the United States.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

H.RES.15

Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.