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S. 514: A bill 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.


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 ...

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Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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

Introduced on Mar 1, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 1, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


15 Cosponsors (15 Democrats)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 1, 2021

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S. 514 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 514. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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