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H.R. 1455: To obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a monument to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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She would join other Supreme Court justices depicted as statues in the building, including Edward Douglass White.

Context

Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued six cases before the Supreme Court before being nominated as a justice herself by President Bill Clinton in 1993. The Senate confirmed her 96–3 to become the nation’s second female justice in history, including an ‘aye’ vote from current Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

Nicknamed “The Notorious R.B.G.,” she served for 27 years, achieving something of a cult following among the left. In perhaps the most famous case during her tenure, she was one of the four dissenting justices who sided with Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in the 2000 decision Bush v. Gore, which stopped the recount in Florida and essentially finalized Republican George …

Sponsor and status

Lois Frankel

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 3294: A bill to obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a statue to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United …
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 13, 2022. (compare text)
Cosponsors

66 Cosponsors (66 Democrats)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 1, 2021
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1455 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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