H.R.2076 - Veterans' Memorial Preservation and Recognition Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] (Introduced 05/13/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/25/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see S. 330, which became Public Law 108-29 on 5/29/2003.|
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Summary: H.R.2076 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Veterans' Memorial Preservation and Recognition Act of 2003 -Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit willfully desecrating a monument on public property commemorating the service of any person in the U.S. armed forces where: (1) the defendant travels in, or uses an instrumentality of, interstate or foreign commerce; or (2) the monument is located on Federal property.
Introduced in House (05/13/2003)
Requires that veterans cemeteries be treated as sites permitting supplemental guide signs on Federal-aid highways.
Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to a State or qualified organization for up to 50 percent of the costs of the repair or restoration of a veterans memorial.