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1st Congress

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES

Mr. Owens, for himself, introduced,

A BILL,

An Act forming the United States Uniformed Services.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

Section 1. - Title

(A) This act shall be titled the District of Columbia Act.

Section 2. - Establishment

(A) Per the Residence Act of 1789 a Federal District is established on the ten mile by ten mile parcel of land along the banks of the Potomac. (OOC: Present Day Washington, D.C.)

(B) A Federal City in the District is established name the District of Columbia.

Section 3. - Governance

(A) The Governance of the District of Columbia shall fall to the President of the United States and the United States Congress.

(1) The President of the United States shall appoint the Mayor of the District of Columbia for a two year term and the thirteen members of the District of Columbia City Council to staggered 4 year terms.

(2) The House of Representative shall be responsible for maintaining the budget of the District of Columbia.

(3) The Senate shall be responsible for consenting to the President's nominations for Mayor and City Council Member.

Section 4. - Layout

(A) The United States Congress shall appoint an architect, called the Architect of the Capitol, to oversee construction of all government buildings in the District of Columbia.

(1) The term length for the Architect of the Capitol shall be 10 years.

(B) Building space for federal government buildings shall be given priority over all other buildings.

Section 5. - Construction

(A) The Architect of the Capitol is authorized to immediately begin building - 

(1) A building and offices to house the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

(2) An executive manor for the President of the United States to live and work out of.

(3) A building to house the court room and offices of the United States Supreme Court.

(4) A building to house the executive departments and their staff.

(5) A building to house the offices and meeting room for the Mayor and City Council of the District of Columbia.

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Passes the Senate by UC.

This bill has passed Congress and is recommended to the President for his signature or veto.

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