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H.R. 7573 (116th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain statues from areas of the United States Capitol which are accessible to the public, to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the United States Capitol, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steny Hoyer

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (16 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Democrats’ Deliver For the People in the 116th Congress
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] (Sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Remarks in Support of Confederate Statue Removal Legislation
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 22, 2020

Grothman Statement on Confederate Statue Bill
    — Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6] on Jul 22, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 7573 will add $5 million in new spending through 2030.

History

Jul 13, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 2020
 
Text Published

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Jul 22, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 7573 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7573. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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