Summary: H.R.5725 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5725. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/13/2002)

World Trade Center National Memorial Act - Authorizes the establishment as a unit of the National Park System of a national memorial at or near the site of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City to commemorate the significance to the Nation of the events of September 11, 2001. Requires the design and boundary of the memorial to be: (1) determined through a public planning process established by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (a public agency created to oversee the rebuilding of the WTC site and surrounding area); and (2) approved by the Secretary of the Interior, the Governor of New York, and the Mayor of New York City..

Establishes the World Trade Center Memorial Advisory Board upon transfer of the completed memorial to the National Park Service.