Summary: H.R.5548 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/21/2016)

This bill amends the Veterans' Benefits Programs Improvement Act of 1991 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to sell for fair market value Pershing Hall, in Paris, France, and transfer to the purchaser all right, title, and interest of the United States in the property.

The VA shall return to the entity from which the United States acquired Pershing Hall any personal property in the VA's possession, including memorabilia regarding General Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.

The Pershing Hall Revolving Fund shall be abolished one year after such sale and its funds, as well as funds received from such sale, shall be deposited in the VA's Construction, Major Projects account.