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Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the transfer of an existing United States memorial erected under the auspices of the American Legion, Incorporated, for the use and benefit of American officers and enlisted personnel who served in World War I to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

02/05/1991Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 20).
01/03/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

Date Chamber
07/29/1991HouseFor Further Action See H.R.1047.
02/19/1991SenateReceived in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans.
02/05/1991-1:42pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/05/1991-1:42pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 20).
02/05/1991-1:34pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business.
02/05/1991-1:09pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
02/05/1991-1:02pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
02/05/1991-1:02pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules.
02/05/1991-1:02pmHouseMr. Montgomery moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/03/1991HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
01/03/1991HouseIntroduced in House

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/03/1991 Referred to
Senate Veterans' Affairs02/19/1991 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

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Introduced in House (01/03/1991)

Transfers custody and control of Pershing Hall, a memorial in Paris, France, owned by the United States, to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to administer, develop, and improve Pershing Hall and its site, as appropriate.

Directs the Secretary, after consultation with the American Battle Monuments Commission, to dedicate a portion of the Hall to the memory of the commander-in-chief, men, and services of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Requires the establishment and continuing supervision of the memorial to be carried out by the Commission.

Authorizes the Secretary to enter into leases for the operation, development, and improvement of the Hall and its site. Outlines lease terms and conditions.

Establishes the Pershing Hall Revolving Fund. Provides for the transfer of monies to the Fund for the construction of major projects. Abolishes the Pershing Hall Memorial Fund and transfers the corpus of the Memorial Fund to the Revolving Fund. Limits the amount that may be expended from the Fund in any fiscal year.