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S. 2857 - National Nordic Museum Act

Introduced: 2018-06-06
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2857


AN ACT

    To designate the Nordic Museum in Seattle, Washington, as the “National Nordic Museum”, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Nordic Museum Act”.

SEC. 2. Findings.

Congress finds that—

(1) the Nordic Museum in Seattle, Washington, is the only museum in the United States dedicated to Nordic history, culture, and art;

(2) Nordic people have long contributed to the rich cultural heritage of the United States;

(3) the Nordic Museum serves as a unique and valuable resource locally and nationally for expanding knowledge relating to—

(A) Nordic heritage; and

(B) the impact Nordic heritage has had throughout the United States;

(4) a new state-of-the-art facility was opened to house the Nordic Museum on May 5, 2018, making Nordic history, culture, and art even more engaging and accessible to the public;

(5) to provide funds and exhibits for the new Nordic Museum, numerous public and private entities and many private individuals partnered together, including—

(A) the State of Washington;

(B) King County, Washington;

(C) the Nordic Council, which is composed of representatives from the national parliaments of Nordic countries; and

(D) the national museums of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden;

(6) the Nordic Museum is—

(A) a significant resource for preserving and celebrating the history, culture, and art of Nordic immigrants in the United States; and

(B) the only museum in the United States that exists for the exclusive purpose of preserving, interpreting, and providing education about Nordic culture and heritage; and

(7) the Nordic Museum promotes valuable international relations between the United States and the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

SEC. 3. Designation of National Nordic Museum.

(a) Designation.—The Nordic Museum located at 2655 N.W. Market Street, Seattle, Washington, is designated as the “National Nordic Museum”.

(b) Effect of designation.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The museum designated by subsection (a) is not a unit of the National Park System.

(2) USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS.—The designation of the museum by subsection (a) shall not require Federal funds to be expended for any purpose related to the museum.

Passed the Senate June 6, 2018.

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115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 2857

AN ACT
    To designate the Nordic Museum in Seattle, Washington, as the “National Nordic Museum”, and for other purposes.

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