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      House Committee on House Administration
    IntroducedJuly 8th, 2013

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Title

Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2013

Official Title

To revise the composition of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution so that all members are individuals appointed by the President from a list of nominees submitted by the leadership of the Congress, and for other purposes.

Summary

Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2013 - 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.