Text: H.R.588 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 113-21 (07/18/2013)
[113th Congress Public Law 21]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
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Public Law 113-21
To provide for donor contribution acknowledgments to be displayed at the
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center, and for other
purposes. <<NOTE: July 18, 2013 - [H.R. 588]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Vietnam Veterans
Donor Acknowledgment Act of 2013. 16 USC 431 note.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgment
Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. DONOR CONTRIBUTION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AT THE VIETNAM VETERANS
MEMORIAL VISITOR CENTER.
Section 6(b) of Public Law 96-297 (16 U.S.C. 431 note) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (4) by striking the ``and'' after the
(2) in paragraph (5)--
(A) by striking ``2014'' and inserting ``2018''; and
(B) by striking the period and inserting ``; and'';
(3) by inserting at the end the following new paragraph:
``(6) notwithstanding section 8905(b)(7) of title 40, United
``(A) the Secretary of the Interior shall allow the
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. to acknowledge
donor contributions to the visitor center by displaying,
inside the visitor center, an appropriate statement or
credit acknowledging the contribution;
``(B) donor contribution acknowledgments shall be
displayed in a form approved by the Secretary of the
Interior and for a period of time commensurate with the
level of the contribution and the life of the facility;
``(C) the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund shall bear
all expenses related to the display of donor
``(D) <<NOTE: Plans.>> prior to the display of
donor acknowledgments, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Fund, Inc. shall submit to the Secretary for approval,
its plan for displaying donor acknowledgments;
``(E) such plan shall include the sample text and
types of the acknowledgments or credits to be displayed
and the form and location of all displays;
``(F) <<NOTE: Determination.>> the Secretary shall
approve the plan, if the Secretary determines that the
``(i) allows only short, discrete, and
unobtrusive acknowledgments or credits;
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``(ii) does not permit any advertising slogans
or company logos; and
``(iii) conforms to applicable National Park
Service guidelines for indoor donor recognition;
``(G) <<NOTE: Determination.>> if the Secretary of
the Interior determines that the proposed plan submitted
under this paragraph, does not meet the requirements of
this paragraph, the Secretary shall--
``(i) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> advise the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. not later than 30
days after receipt of the proposed plan of the
reasons that such plan does not meet the
``(ii) <<NOTE: Plans.>> allow the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. to submit a revised
donor recognition plan.''.
Approved July 18, 2013.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 588:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-28 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
May 6, considered and passed House.
June 3, considered and passed Senate, amended.
June 17, House concurred in Senate amendment with an
amendment pursuant to H. Res. 264.
July 10, Senate concurred in House amendment.