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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 February 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 17, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4080

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 17, 2012

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 date of the enactment of this Act, the Architect of the Capitol (hereafter 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.