Directs the State Department to rejoin the Bureau of International Expositions.
U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should rejoin the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) to promote public diplomacy, global branding, and tourism to the United States.
The Department of State shall take necessary action within 90 days for the United States to rejoin the BIE.
Amended in committee.
Original sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]
Cosponsors: Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4], Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5], Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8], Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7], Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3], Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2], Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1], Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14], Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2], Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.
House agreed to Senate amendment without objection.