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H.R. 2537 (115th): To designate the area between the intersections of International Drive Northwest and Van Ness Street Northwest and International Drive Northwest and International Place Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of May 18, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2537

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 18, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Smith of New Jersey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To designate the area between the intersections of International Drive Northwest and Van Ness Street Northwest and International Drive Northwest and International Place Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as Liu Xiaobo Plaza, and for other purposes.

1.

Designation of Liu Xiaobo Plaza

(a)

Designation of Plaza

(1)

In general

The area between the intersections of International Drive Northwest and Van Ness Street Northwest and International Drive Northwest and International Place Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, shall be known and designated as “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”.

(2)

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the area referred to in paragraph (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to Liu Xiaobo Plaza.

(b)

Designation of Address

(1)

Designation

The address of 3505 International Place Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, shall be redesignated as 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza.

(2)

References

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the address referred to in paragraph (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza.

(c)

Signs

The Administrator of General Services shall construct street signs that shall—

(1)

contain the phrase “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”;

(2)

be similar in design to the signs used by Washington, District of Columbia, to designate the location of Metro stations; and

(3)

be placed on—

(A)

the parcel of Federal property that is closest to 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza (as redesignated by subsection (b)); and

(B)

the street corners of International Drive Northwest and Van Ness Street Northwest and International Drive Northwest and International Place Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia.