Summary: H.R.1297 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment, Part I (04/08/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced in the House on March 13, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Columbia Orbiter Memorial Act - Directs the Secretary of the Army to construct in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, a memorial marker honoring the seven members of the crew of the Columbia Orbiter who died on February 1, 2003, during the landing of space shuttle mission STS-107.

Authorizes the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to: (1) accept gifts and donations for that or another memorial or monument to the crew; and (2) transfer any donations accepted to the Secretary for the Arlington National Cemetery memorial.