IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 4, 2015
Mrs. Shaheen introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2015.
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..