House Bill 4738
117th Congress(2021-2022)
COVID–19 American History Project Act
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Passed House on Mar 29, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 28, 2021
Latest Action
Mar 30, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4738
Congress
117
Policy Area
Arts, Culture, Religion
Arts, Culture, Religion
Primary focus of measure is art, literature, performing arts in all formats; arts and humanities funding; libraries, exhibitions, cultural centers; sound recording, motion pictures, television and film; cultural property and resources; cultural relations; and religion. Measures concerning intellectual property aspects of the arts may fall under Commerce policy area. Measures concerning religious freedom may fall under Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues policy area.
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House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
March 29, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

COVID-19 American History Project Act

This bill directs the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to establish a history project to be known as the COVID-19 American History Project to collect and make publicly available individual stories and records of experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. The bill includes a requirement to collect video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of those who were affected by the pandemic.

Text (3)
March 30, 2022
March 29, 2022
July 28, 2021
Actions (11)
03/30/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
03/29/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/29/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 47 (Roll no. 89). (text: 3/28/2022 CR H3883-3884)
03/29/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 47 (Roll no. 89).(text: 3/28/2022 CR H3883-3884)
03/29/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3953-3954)
03/28/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
03/28/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4738.
03/28/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3883-3887)
03/28/2022
Ms. Scanlon moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/28/2021
Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
07/28/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 29, 2021 7:29:27 AM
Record Updated
Apr 8, 2022 8:30:24 PM