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Text of To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire a statue of “The Unknown Slave” for permanent display in Emancipation ...

...display in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on July 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 8, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3127

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 8, 2009

(for himself and Mr. Rangel) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

A BILL

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire a statue of The Unknown Slave for permanent display in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other purposes.

1.

Statue of The Unknown Slave

Not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act, the Architect of the Capitol (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the Architect) shall solicit bids and enter into an agreement for the creation of a statue of The Unknown Slave. The Architect shall acquire and permanently display that statue in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center.

2.

Consultation with Congressional Black Caucus

The Architect shall carry out this Act in consultation with the Congressional Black Caucus.