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S. 1508 (114th): Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 4, 2015 (Introduced).


II

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1508

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 4, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

A BILL

To require the Secretary of the Treasury to redesign $20 Federal reserve notes so as to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2015.

2.

Likeness of Harriet Tubman required to be included on the face of $20 Federal Reserve notes

The eighth undesignated paragraph of section 16 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 418) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: The Secretary of the Treasury shall ensure that the face of all $20 Federal reserve notes printed after December 31, 2017, shall bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman..