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H.R. 4234: National Statuary Hall Collection Policy Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 29, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4234

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 29, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Budd, Mr. Massie, Mrs. Greene of Georgia, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Hern, Mr. Babin, Mr. Womack, Mr. Brooks, and Mr. Crawford) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration

A BILL

To prohibit the removal of a statue provided by a State for display in National Statuary Hall unless two-thirds of the members of the State’s congressional delegation approve the removal, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Statuary Hall Collection Policy Act.

2.

Prohibiting removal of statues provided by States for display in National Statuary Hall without approval of congressional delegation of State

Section 311(a)(2) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2001 (2 U.S.C. 2132(a)(2)) is amended—

(1)

by striking and at the end of subparagraph (A);

(2)

by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(C)

the request has been approved by not fewer than 2/3 of the Members of the House of Representatives and Senators who represent the State.

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