H.R.2717 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City", and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] (Introduced 08/01/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2012 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2717 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/2011)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City" based on: (1) contributions to the war effort during World War II; and (2) efforts to preserve the history of such contributions, including preservation organizations or museums, restoration of World War II facilities, and recognition of World War II veterans.
Designates Wilmington, North Carolina, as the first such city.