Bill Status of HB1451 101.th General Assembly
Short Description: PRESIDENT OBAMA STATUE
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides for the acquisition and placement of a statue depicting President Barack H. Obama at the State Capitol Building. Provides that the Architect of the Capitol may provide for the design and fabrication of the statue, or may otherwise acquire, using funds collected for such purpose or a statue donated to the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, a suitable statue for placement. Requires the Architect of the Capitol to take actions necessary to provide for the placement and unveiling of the statue by February 15, 2021. Requires the Architect of the Capitol to issue a report to the Governor and General Assembly detailing his or her actions in acquiring and placing the statue. Provides that the Capitol Restoration Trust Fund shall contain an account for the deposit of funds donated for the payment of expenses associated with the placement of the statue. Provides that the separate account may accept deposits from any source, whether private or public, and may be appropriated only for use by the Architect of the Capitol for expenses associated with the acquisition, placement, and maintenance of the statue. Effective immediately.