LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, on Wednesday announced that the $10 bill was undergoing a redesign.

He also said that the bill would feature the image of a woman.

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“The next generation of currency will revolve around the theme of democracy. The first note, the new $10, will feature a notable woman. In keeping with that theme, it’s important that you make your voice heard,” said the Treasury’s website.

The site added, “Use #TheNew10 to tell us your ideas, symbols, designs or any other feedback that can inform the Secretary as he considers options for the $10 redesign.”

Lew said he was proud to announce that the new bill will be the “first bill in more than a century to feature the portrait of a woman. This historic endeavor has been years in the making.”

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The bill will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment giving American women the right to vote.

CBS2’s Andrea Fujii spoke to many Angelenos — they seemed to favor former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and poet/actress/activist Maya Angelou.

Martha Washington appeared on the $1 note, and Pocohontas appeared on the back of the $20 bill — both in the 1800s.

“I think it’s just about about time to have a woman be honored,”  said Pilar Crisostomo, a LA resident.

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For more information about the Treasury Department’s #TheNew10 campaign, click here.