HB 2025 Removes Statue of Jason Lee from DC Statuary

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee


This bill will replace the long standing placement of Founding Fathers Jason Lee and John McLoughlin with Oregon politician Mark Hatfield and Womens rights advocate Abigail Scott Duniway. After 10 years replace conditional on the State of Idaho to replace Hatfield with Indian Chief Joseph that fought against their relocation. This bill is declared an Emergency!

Personal Choice and Responsibility
Removes two Oregon Founding Fathers, Jason Lee and John McLoughlin who were chosen by a lengthy process of Public Testimony throughout Oregon, this is the fifth attempt to remove and replace the statues by legislative action, the previous bills have died in committee. Jason Lee and John McLoughlin were selected by a Statewide polling and comment period.

Fiscal Responsibility
The National Statuary Hall Replacement Fund will be established and monies are continuously appropriated to the Legislative Administration Committee to replace the statues.