H. R. 3127
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 8, 2009
Mr. Ackerman (for himself and Mr. Rangel) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration
To direct the Architect of the Capitol to acquire a
The Unknown Slave for permanent display in
Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other
Not later than
180 days after the enactment of this Act, the Architect of the Capitol
(hereinafter in this Act referred to as the
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.
Consultation with Congressional Black Caucus
The Architect shall carry out this Act in consultation with the Congressional Black Caucus.