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H.R. 8227 (116th): Francis G. Newlands Memorial Removal Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 11, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 8227

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 11, 2020

(for herself and Mr. Raskin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to remove the bronze plaque and concrete block bearing the name of Francis Newlands from the grounds of the memorial fountain located at Chevy Chase Circle in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Francis G. Newlands Memorial Removal Act.

2.

Removal of Plaque and Concrete from Memorial Fountain Grounds

(a)

In general

The Secretary of the Interior shall—

(1)

remove the bronze plaque bearing the name Francis G. Newlands from the memorial fountain grounds;

(2)

remove from the fountain the block of concrete that is inscribed with the name of, and other information related to, Francis Griffith Newlands; and

(3)

donate the items removed pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) to the descendants of Francis Griffith Newlands.

(b)

Memorial fountain

For the purposes of this section, the term memorial fountain means the memorial fountain located at Chevy Chase Circle, Connecticut Avenue and Western Avenue NW, in the District of Columbia.