Text: H.R.2879 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 106-365 (10/27/2000)

 
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Public Law 106-365
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
      To provide for the placement at the Lincoln <<NOTE: Oct. 27, 
 2000 -  [H.R. 2879]>> Memorial of a plaque commemorating the speech of 
    Martin Luther King, Jr., known as the ``I Have A Dream'' speech.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in <<NOTE: 40 USC 1003 note.>> Congress 
assembled,

SECTION 1. PLACEMENT OF PLAQUE AT LINCOLN MEMORIAL.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary of the Interior shall install in the 
area of the Lincoln Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable 
plaque to commemorate the speech of Martin Luther King, Jr., known as 
the ``I Have A Dream'' speech.
    (b) Relation to <<NOTE: Applicability.>> Commemorative Works Act.--
The Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.) shall apply to the 
design and placement of the plaque within the area of the Lincoln 
Memorial.

SEC. 2. ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRIBUTIONS.

    The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept and expand 
contributions toward the cost of preparing and installing the plaque, 
without further appropriation. Federal funds may be used to design, 
procure, or install the plaque.

    Approved October 27, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2879:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-448 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-334 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 145 (1999):
                                    Nov. 9, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 146 (2000):
                                    Oct. 5, considered and passed 
                                        Senate, amended.
                                    Oct. 10, House concurred in Senate 
                                        amendment.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 36 (2000):
            Oct. 27, Presidential statement.

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