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H.R. 3169: Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2015

Title: Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2015

Introduced: Jul 22, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

Summary: Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2015 Revises requirements for the composition of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Requires the Board to be composed of 21 members appointed by the President from among lists of nominees submitted by the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate. Increases from 8 to 17 the number of Regents constituting a quorum to do business. Revises requirements for the terms of office for Regents. Permits Regents to be reappointed.

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