Text: H.R.405 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 405

 To permit the District of Columbia and each of the territories of the 
 United States to provide and furnish statues honoring their citizens 
 for placement in Statuary Hall in the same manner as statues honoring 
  citizens of the States are provided for placement in Statuary Hall.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 9, 2019

 Ms. Plaskett introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                   Committee on House Administration

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                                 A BILL


 
 To permit the District of Columbia and each of the territories of the 
 United States to provide and furnish statues honoring their citizens 
 for placement in Statuary Hall in the same manner as statues honoring 
  citizens of the States are provided for placement in Statuary Hall.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PLACEMENT OF STATUES OF CITIZENS OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND 
              TERRITORIES IN STATUARY HALL.

    (a) In General.--Section 1814 of the Revised Statutes of the United 
States (2 U.S.C. 2131) is amended by adding at the end the following 
new sentence: ``For purposes of this section, the term `State' includes 
American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of the 
Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the 
United States Virgin Islands, and the term `citizen' includes a 
national of the United States, as defined in section 101(a)(22) of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22)).''.
    (b) Conforming Amendment Relating to Procedures for Replacement of 
Statues.--Section 311 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 
2001 (2 U.S.C. 2132) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
subsection:
    ``(f) For purposes of this section--
            ``(1) the term `State' includes American Samoa, the 
        District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
        Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the 
        United States Virgin Islands; and
            ``(2) in the case of the District of Columbia, the Council 
        of the District of Columbia shall be treated as the legislature 
        and the Mayor of the District of Columbia shall be treated as 
        the Governor.''.
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