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Public Law No: 114-230 (10/07/2016)

 
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Public Law 114-230
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To authorize a Wall of Remembrance as part of the Korean War Veterans 
Memorial and to allow certain private contributions to fund that Wall of 
           Remembrance. <<NOTE: Oct. 7, 2016 -  [H.R. 1475]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Korean War 
Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act. 42 USC 8903 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of 
Remembrance Act''.
SEC. 2. WALL OF REMEMBRANCE.

    (a) Authorization.--
            (1) In general.--Notwithstanding section 8908(c) of title 
        40, United States Code, the Korean War Veterans Memorial 
        Foundation, Inc., may construct a Wall of Remembrance at the 
        site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
            (2) <<NOTE: Lists.>>  Requirement.--
                    (A) <<NOTE: Determination.>>  In general.--The Wall 
                of Remembrance shall include a list of names of members 
                of the Armed Forces of the United States who died in the 
                Korean War, as determined by the Secretary of Defense, 
                in accordance with subparagraph (B).
                    (B) Criteria; submission to the secretary of the 
                interior.--The Secretary of Defense shall--
                          (i) establish eligibility criteria for the 
                      inclusion of names on the Wall of Remembrance 
                      under subparagraph (A); and
                          (ii) provide to the Secretary of the Interior 
                      a final list of names for inclusion on the Wall of 
                      Remembrance under subparagraph (A) that meet the 
                      criteria established under clause (i).
            (3) Additional information.--The Wall of Remembrance may 
        include other information about the Korean War, including the 
        number of members of the Armed Forces of the United States, the 
        Korean Augmentation to the United States Army, the Republic of 
        Korea Armed Forces, and the other nations of the United Nations 
        Command who, in regards to the Korean War--
                    (A) were killed in action;
                    (B) were wounded in action;
                    (C) are listed as missing in action; or
                    (D) were prisoners of war.

    (b) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  Commemorative Works Act.--Except as 
provided in subsection (a)(1), chapter 89 of title 40, United States 
Code (commonly known as the ``Commemorative Works Act''), shall apply.

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    (c) No Federal Funds.--No Federal funds may be used to construct the 
Wall of Remembrance.

    Approved October 7, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1475:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-433 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 114-336 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            Feb. 24, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 19, considered and passed Senate, amended.
            Sept. 21, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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