Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (02/25/2009)

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

Directs the Senate Commission on Art to procure an appropriate plaque acknowledging the role of enslaved African-Americans in the construction of the Capitol.

Requires the plaque, under the direction of the Committee on Rules and Administration, to be placed near the original exterior wall that was constructed between 1793 and 1800 in the East Front corridor on the third floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol.