S.1401 - A bill to provide for the annual designation of cities in the United States as an "American World War II City".114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] (Introduced 05/20/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/20/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1401 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/20/2015)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City" based on the city's: (1) contributions to the war effort during World War II; and (2) efforts to preserve the history of such contributions, including through establishment of preservation organizations or museums, restoration of World War II facilities, and recognition of World War II veterans.
Designates Wilmington, North Carolina, as the first such city.