Text: H.R.3908 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/18/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3908

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to ensure that the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the national motto “In God We Trust” are each displayed prominently in the Capitol Visitor Center on a permanent basis and to prohibit the Architect from removing or refusing to include language or other content from exhibits and materials relating to the Capitol Visitor Center on the grounds that the language or content includes a religious reference or Judeo-Christian content.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 18, 2007

Mrs. Musgrave (for herself, Mr. Hoekstra, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Herger, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Goode, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Cantor, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. David Davis of Tennessee, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Fortuño, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Feeney, Mr. Campbell of California, Mr. Pence, Mr. Kline of Minnesota, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Carter, Mr. Barrett of South Carolina, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Lamborn, and Mr. McCotter) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to ensure that the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the national motto “In God We Trust” are each displayed prominently in the Capitol Visitor Center on a permanent basis and to prohibit the Architect from removing or refusing to include language or other content from exhibits and materials relating to the Capitol Visitor Center on the grounds that the language or content includes a religious reference or Judeo-Christian content.

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 “Loyalty to Our Legacy Act of 2007”.

SEC. 2. Inclusion of Pledge of Allegiance and National Motto in Capitol Visitor Center.

The Architect of the Capitol shall ensure that the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the national motto “In God We Trust” are each displayed prominently in the Capitol Visitor Center on a permanent basis.

SEC. 3. Prohibition of Removal of Language or Material From Capitol Visitor Center Exhibits Because of Religious Content.

In preparing and producing any exhibit or other material relating to the Capitol Visitor Center, the Architect of the Capitol may not remove or refuse to include any language, symbol, writing, document, or record on the grounds that the language, symbol, writing, document, or record includes a religious reference or Judeo-Christian content.