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Passed House without amendment (09/22/2016)

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

Robert Emmet Park Act of 2016

(Sec. 3) This bill redesignates as "Robert Emmet Park" the small triangular property located at the corner of 24th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, DC, and designated by the National Park Service as reservation 302.

The Department of the Interior may post signs on or near the park, including one or more on:

  • information about Robert Emmet, his contribution to Irish Independence, and his respect for the United States and the American Revolution; and
  • information about the history of the statue of Robert Emmet located in the park.