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H.R. 1083: Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 7, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1083

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Cummings, Ms. Speier, Ms. Norton, Mr. Higgins of New York, Ms. Stefanik, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Raskin, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, and Mr. Hurd of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services

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 2019.

2.

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

The 8th 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, 2020, shall bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman..