Summary: H.R.5038 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5038. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/09/2004)

American Heroes Act - Authorizes each State to provide one statue of an individual representing that State to be displayed in the Capitol Visitor Center.

Specifies criteria for such statues.

Requires the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate to assign jointly to one of their employees the post of the American Hero Administrator to prepare statue guidelines.

Requires: (1) a State to establish an American Hero Commission to select the individual to represent that State; and (2) the Architect of the Capitol to procure and install a statue honoring the passengers of United Airlines flight number 93 who died on September 11, 2001, for their heroic role in protecting Washington, D.C. from attack.