Summary: H.R.5711 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (07/30/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the President to invite each U.S. territory to provide and furnish a statue, in marble or bronze, of a deceased person who has been a citizen of such territory, and illustrious for their historic renown or for distinguished civic or military services, such as the territory may deem to be worthy of this national commemoration. Requires the statues to be placed in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

Prohibits a statue of any individual from being placed in Statuary Hall until 10 years after the individual's death.

Prescribes requirements and administrative procedures for replacement of such statues.