US Treasurer Rios to oversee town hall meeting on $10 bill redesign at Women's Hall of Fame

Associated Press

U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios plans to travel to the National Women's Hall of Fame in upstate New York to hear from the public about plans to put a woman on the $10 bill.

Rios is scheduled to be at a town hall meeting Monday in Seneca Falls, where the original 1848 Women's Rights Convention was held.

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced in June that the $10 bill would be redesigned, with the portrait of Alexander Hamilton replaced with a woman. Lew says the agency has so far gotten more than a million responses to his request for comments.

Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.