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Introduced in Senate (03/26/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 885


To direct the Architect of the Capitol to place in the United States Capitol a chair honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 26, 2015

Ms. Warren (for herself, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Markey, Ms. Ayotte, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration


A BILL

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to place in the United States Capitol a chair honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.

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 POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015”.

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 the United States Capitol honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.

(a) 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 applicable law.

(b) 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; and

(2) accept donations of funds, property, and services to carry out the purposes of this Act.

(b) Costs.—All costs incurred in carrying out the purposes of this Act shall be paid for with private donations received under subsection (a).


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