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senate Bill S. 1838

Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Act

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      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      National Parks
    IntroducedOctober 22nd, 2009

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Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Act

Official Title

A bill to establish a commission to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.


Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish a Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration Commission to plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities appropriate to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, and to carry out other specified duties. Directs the National Endowment for the Humanities to award grants for appropriate activities relating to the Civil War sesquicentennial, and to consider for such grants university, museum, or academic programs with national scope that sponsor multidisciplinary projects, including those that concentrate on the role of African Americans in the Civil War.

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