H.J.Res.57 - To authorize the Ralph David Abernathy Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 02/27/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/03/1997 Executive Comment Requested from Interior. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.57 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/27/1997)
Authorizes the Ralph David Abernathy Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor Dr. Ralph David Abernathy and the Poor People's Campaign.
Exempts the memorial from provisions of the Commemorative Works Act which: (1) prohibit commemorative works honoring a nonmilitary event, individual, or group of individuals from being authorized until after the 25th anniversary of the event or death of the individual(s); and (2) require the offset of Federal funds used to pay maintenance and preservation expenses of the memorial and its infrastructure (but requires excess construction funds received by the Foundation to be deposited in a Treasury account for such expenses).