H. R. 1689
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 23, 2013
Mr. Turner introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To prohibit certain real property from being named after a sitting Member of Congress.
This Act may be cited as the
Prohibiting Taxpayer-Funded Monuments
to Members of Congress Act
Prohibition on naming certain real property after Member of Congress
Real property under the jurisdiction of the Federal Government, or constructed using Federal funds, shall not be named after, or otherwise officially identified by the name of, any individual who is a Member of Congress at the time the property is so named or identified.
In this section:
Member of Congress includes a Delegate or Resident Commissioner
to the Congress.
real property includes structures, buildings, or other
Application of section
The prohibition in this section shall apply only with respect to real property named after the date of the enactment of this Act.