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Confederate Monument Removal Act

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A bill to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the Capitol of the United States.

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09/07/2017Introduced in Senate

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09/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5058-5059)
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Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 09/07/2017
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 09/07/2017
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]* 09/07/2017
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 09/07/2017

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Senate Rules and Administration09/07/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (09/07/2017)

Confederate Monument Removal Act

This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to prohibit statues of certain persons who served voluntarily with the Confederate States of America from being displayed in National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol shall identify all such statues and, subject to the approval of the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress, arrange for their removal from the Capitol within 120 days.

States may substitute statues in accordance with the requirements and procedures of the Revised Statutes and the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2001.

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