H.R.472 - District of Columbia-Maryland Reunion Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Dusty [R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 01/25/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/05/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.472 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/25/2021)
District of Columbia-Maryland Reunion Act
This bill cedes the District of Columbia to Maryland after Maryland's acceptance of the retrocession. Furthermore, the bill declares that the National Capital Service Area in the District shall not be ceded and relinquished to Maryland and shall continue to serve as the permanent seat of the federal government. The bill maintains the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress over the area.
Finally, excluding the District Building, the area shall include the principal federal monuments, the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. Supreme Court Building, the federal executive, legislative, and judicial office buildings located adjacent to the Mall and the U.S. Capitol, and the Frances Perkins Building, including any portion of it north of D Street NW.