H.R.339 - Secure U.S. Capitol Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] (Introduced 01/15/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/04/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.339 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/15/2021)
Secure U.S. Capitol Act
This bill directs the Architect of the Capitol to install permanent fencing around the perimeter of the U.S. Capitol, taking into account specified factors relating to safety, security, access, and overall design. The fencing must be installed by January 1, 2023.
On January 7, 2021, in response to the previous day's events, razor wire fencing was erected to secure the perimeter of the U.S. Capitol; the fencing is to remain in place for 30 days, with possible extensions.