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114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 925


To require the Secretary of the Treasury to convene a panel of citizens to make a recommendation to the Secretary regarding the likeness of a woman on the twenty dollar bill, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 14, 2015

Mrs. Shaheen introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs


A BILL

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to convene a panel of citizens to make a recommendation to the Secretary regarding the likeness of a woman on the twenty dollar bill, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Women on the Twenty Act”.

SEC. 2. Citizens panel relating to the likeness of a woman to be included on the face of the $20 Federal Reserve note.

The 8th undesignated paragraph of section 16 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 418) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “The Secretary of the Treasury shall convene a panel of private citizens of the United States to advise and make recommendations to the Secretary regarding the likeness of a woman to appear on the face of $20 Federal reserve notes. In carrying out the requirements of the preceding sentence, each of the Secretary and the panel shall consider and weigh input provided by the American people.”.


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