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Public Law No: 114-227 (09/29/2016)

 
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Public Law 114-227
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Battle 
  Monuments Commission to acquire, operate, and maintain the Lafayette 
    Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, and for other 
           purposes. <<NOTE: Sept. 29, 2016 -  [H.R. 5937]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORITY OF THE AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION TO 
            ACQUIRE, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN THE LAFAYETTE ESCADRILLE 
            MEMORIAL.

    (a) In General.--Chapter 21 of title 36, United States Code, is 
amended by adding at the end the following new section:

``Sec. 2115. <<NOTE: 36 USC 2115.>> Acquisition, operation, and 
                        maintenance of Lafayette Escadrille Memorial

    ``The American Battle Monuments Commission may enter into an 
agreement with the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Foundation to acquire, 
operate, and maintain the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-
Coquette, France. Under such an agreement, the Commission shall make 
necessary arrangements to ensure the ongoing maintenance of the 
memorial, including the cemetery at the memorial that contains the 
remains of 49 aviators of the United States who died during World War 
I.''.
    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of 
chapter 21 of such title is <<NOTE: 36 USC prec. 2101.>>  amended by 
adding at the end of the following new item:

``2115. Acquisition, operation, and maintenance of Lafayette Escadrille 
           Memorial.''.

    Approved September 29, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5937:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            Sept. 12, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 20, considered and passed Senate.

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