WE TRACK THOUSANDS OF POLITICIANS EACH AND EVERY DAY!

Their Biographies, Issue Positions, Voting Records, Public Statements, Ratings and their Funders.

HR 7573 - 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 - National Key Vote

Stage Details

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: 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

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the removal of certain statues and busts displaying Confederate military leaders from the United States Capitol.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Joint Committee to arrange for the removal of persons who served as an officer or voluntarily with the Confederate States of America or of the military forces or government of a state while it was in rebellion against the United States, no later than 120 days after the enactment of this bill (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the Architect of the Capitol to arrange the transfer and delivery of any statue removed under this section to the Smithsonian Institution unless the state that originally provided it to the Capitol requests and agrees to pay for its return (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $5 million to carry out the requirements of this bill, of which (Sec. 3):

    • $2 million will be made available to the Architect of the Capitol; and

    • $3 million will be made available to the Smithsonian Institution.

  • Requires the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the US Capitol no later than 45 days after the enactment of this bill (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Joint Committee to enter into an agreement to obtain a bust of Thurgood Marshall no later than 2 years after the enactment of this bill (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Joint Committee to place the new bust of Marshall in the location in the Old Supreme Court Chamber where the bust of Roger Brooke Taney was located prior to removal  (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Joint Committee to remove the statue of Charles Brantley Aycock, the statue of John Caldwell, the statue of James Paul Clarke, and the bust of John Cabell Breckinridge from any area of the US Capitol that is accessible to the public (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Architect of the Capitol to keep any statue or bust that has been removed under this section in storage until it can be returned to the state that originally provided it to the Capitol (Sec. 2).

Title: 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

arrow_upward