Text: H.R.3127 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/08/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3127


To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire a statue of “The Unknown Slave” for permanent display in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 8, 2009

Mr. Ackerman (for himself and Mr. Rangel) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire a statue of “The Unknown Slave” for permanent display in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, 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. Statue of “The Unknown Slave”.

Not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act, the Architect of the Capitol (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the “Architect”) shall solicit bids and enter into an agreement for the creation of a statue of “The Unknown Slave”. The Architect shall acquire and permanently display that statue in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center.

SEC. 2. Consultation with Congressional Black Caucus.

The Architect shall carry out this Act in consultation with the Congressional Black Caucus.