Summary: H.R.2076 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2076. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/13/2003)

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.

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.