H. CON. RES. 19
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 26, 2013
Mr. Hoyer (for himself, Mr. Moran, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Wolf, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Connolly, Ms. Norton, and Mr. Delaney) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.
Use of Capitol Grounds for soap box derby races
The Greater Washington Soap Box Derby Association (in this resolution referred to as the sponsor) shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, soap box derby races (in this resolution referred to as the event), on the Capitol Grounds.
Date of Event
The event shall be held on June 15, 2013, or on such other date as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate jointly designate.
Terms and conditions
Under conditions to be prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board, the event shall be—
free of admission charge and open to the public; and
arranged not to interfere with the needs of Congress.
Expenses and Liabilities
The sponsor shall assume full responsibility for all expenses and liabilities incident to all activities associated with the event.
Subject to the approval of the Architect of the Capitol, the sponsor is authorized to erect upon the Capitol Grounds such stage, sound amplification devices, and other related structures and equipment as may be required for the event.
The Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board are authorized to make such additional arrangements as may be required to carry out the event.
Enforcement of restrictions
The Capitol Police Board shall provide for enforcement of the restrictions contained in section 5104(c) of title 40, United States Code, concerning sales, advertisements, displays, and solicitations on the Capitol Grounds, as well as other restrictions applicable to the Capitol Grounds, with respect to the event.