To require the Secretary of the Treasury to convene a panel of citizens to make a recommendation to the Secretary regarding featuring the likeness of a woman on the twenty dollar bill, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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25 Cosponsors (25 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Adams Statement on Treasury Decision to Feature Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill”
— Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 20, 2016
Apr 30, 2015
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H.R. 2147 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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