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Introduced in Senate (09/21/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2061


To designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 21, 2015

Mr. Moran introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Findings.

Congress finds that—

(1) from 1764 to the date of enactment of this Act, over 114 educators from 36 States have lost their lives in the United States while performing professional duties;

(2) the United States lacks a national memorial dedicated to fallen educators; and

(3) a memorial to fallen educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas—

(A) was dedicated on June 12, 2014; and

(B) will honor educators who have lost their lives in the line of professional service.

SEC. 3. Designation.

(a) In general.—The memorial to fallen educators located at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas, is designated as the “National Memorial to Fallen Educators”.

(b) Effect of Designation.—The national memorial designated by this section is not a unit of the National Park System and the designation of the National Memorial to Fallen Educators shall not require or permit Federal funds to be expended for any purpose related to that national memorial.