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114 STAT. 3184 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS-JUNE 28, 2000 June 28, 2000 CHIEF WASHAKIE STATUE PRESENTATION AND [H. Con. Res. 333] DISPLAY—CAPITOL ROTUNDA AUTHORIZATION Whereas Chief Washakie was a recognized leader of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe; Whereas Chief Washakie contributed to the settlement of the west by allowing the Oregon and Mormon Trails to pass through Shoshone lands; Whereas Chief Washakie, with his foresight and wisdom, chose the path of peace for his people; Whereas Chief Washakie was a great leader who chose his alliances with other tribes and the United States Government thoughtfully; and Whereas in recognition of this alliance and long service to the United States Government, Chief Washakie was the only chief to be awarded a full military funeral: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), SECTION 1. ACCEPTANCE OF STATUE OF CHIEF WASHAKIE FROM THE PEOPLE OF WYOMING FOR PLACEMENT IN NATIONAL STATUARY HALL. (a) IN GENERAL. — The statue of Chief Washakie, furnished by the people of Wyoming for placement in National Statuary Hall in accordance with section 1814 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (40 U.S.C. 187), is accepted in the name of the United States, and the thanks of the Congress are tendered to the people of Wyoming for providing this commemoration of one of Wyoming's most eminent personages. (b) PRESENTATION CEREMONY. —The State of Wyoming is authorized to use the Rotunda of the Capitol on September 7, 2000, at 11 o'clock ante meridian, for a presentation ceremony for the statue. The Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board shall take such action as may be necessary with respect to physical preparations and security for the ceremony. (c) DISPLAY IN ROTUNDA. —The statue shall be displayed in the Rotunda of the Capitol for a period of not more than 6 months, after which period the statue shall be moved to its permanent location in National Statuary Hall. SEC. 2. TRANSMITTAL TO GOVERNOR OF WYOMING. The Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this concurrent resolution to the Governor of Wyoming. Agreed to June 28, 2000. THEODORE HESBURGH CONGRESSIONAL GOLD June 28, 2000 MEDAL CEREMONY—CAPITOL ROTUNDA [H. Con. Res. 344] AUTHORIZATION Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring). That the Rotunda of the Capitol is authorized to be used on July 13, 2000, for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal