H.R.938 - Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] (Introduced 03/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||01/24/2012 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.6364, which became Public Law 112-272 on 1/14/2013.|
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Summary: H.R.938 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/08/2011)
Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act - Establishes the World War I Centennial Commission to: (1) plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I; (2) encourage private organizations and state and local governments to organize and participate in such activities; (3) facilitate and coordinate such activities throughout the United States; (4) serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about centennial events and plans; and (5) develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I.
Designates: (1) the Liberty Memorial at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as the National World War I Museum and Memorial; and (2) the District of Columbia War Memorial in Washington, D.C., as the District of Columbia and National World War I Memorial.
Authorizes the World War I Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work at the site of the District of Columbia and National World War I Memorial to reflect its national character.