Summary: S.2042 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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House disagreed to Senate amendment (10/21/1988)

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Authorizes the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, Inc. to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor women who have served in the U.S. armed forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam Conflict.

Requires such memorial to be established in full compliance with the Commemorative Works Act of 1986.

Prohibits the United States from paying any expense of the establishment of the memorial.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that it would be most fitting and appropriate to place the memorial within the site surrounding the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the District of Columbia.