S. 1959 (109th): A bill to direct the Architect of the Capitol to obtain a statue of Rosa Parks and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall.


Nov 3, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Enacted as H.R. 4145 (companion bill)

John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Directs the Architect of the Capitol to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Rosa Parks and to place the statue in the Capitol in a suitable permanent ... Read more >

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Nov 3, 2005

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1959”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (16D, 3R) (show)
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H.R. 4145 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 1, 2005

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