Text: H.R.1670 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 114-147 (04/29/2016)
[114th Congress Public Law 147]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
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Public Law 114-147
To direct the Architect of the Capitol to place in the United States
Capitol a chair honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in
Action. <<NOTE: Apr. 29, 2016 - [H.R. 1670]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: National POW/
MIA Remembrance Act of 2015.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
Congress finds the following:
(1) In recent years, commemorative chairs honoring American
Prisoners of War/Missing in Action have been placed in prominent
locations across the United States.
(2) The United States Capitol is an appropriate location to
place a commemorative chair honoring American Prisoners of War/
Missing in Action.
SEC. 3. PLACEMENT OF A CHAIR IN UNITED STATES CAPITOL HONORING
AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR/MISSING IN ACTION.
(a) <<NOTE: Contracts.>> Obtaining Chair.--The Architect of the
Capitol shall enter into an agreement to obtain a chair featuring the
logo of the National League of POW/MIA Families under such terms and
conditions as the Architect considers appropriate and consistent with
(b) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Placement.--Not later than 2 years after
the date of enactment of this Act, the Architect shall place the chair
obtained under subsection (a) in a suitable permanent location in the
United States Capitol.
SEC. 4. FUNDING.
(a) Donations.--The Architect of the Capitol may--
(1) enter into an agreement with any organization described
in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that
is exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of that Code to
solicit private donations to carry out the purposes of this Act;
(2) accept donations of funds, property, and services to
carry out the purposes of this Act.
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(b) Costs.--All costs incurred in carrying out the purposes of this
Act shall be paid for with private donations received under subsection
Approved April 29, 2016.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1670:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-410 (Comm. on House Administration).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
Mar. 21, considered and passed House.
Apr. 14, considered and passed Senate.