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Public Law No: 115-275 (11/03/2018)

 
[115th Congress Public Law 275]
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Public Law 115-275
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation 
 to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its 
environs, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Nov. 3, 2018 -  [H.R. 1037]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 40 USC 8903 note.>>  AUTHORIZATION TO ESTABLISH 
                              COMMEMORATIVE WORK.

    (a) In General.--The National Emergency Medical Services Memorial 
Foundation may establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the 
District of Columbia and its environs to commemorate the commitment and 
service represented by emergency medical services.
    (b) Compliance With Standards for Commemorative Works.--The 
establishment of the commemorative work under this section shall be in 
accordance with chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code (commonly 
known as the ``Commemorative Works Act'').
    (c) Prohibition on the Use of Federal Funds.--
            (1) In general.--Federal funds may not be used to pay any 
        expense of the establishment of the commemorative work under 
        this section.
            (2) Responsibility of national emergency medical services 
        memorial foundation.--The National Emergency Medical Services 
        Memorial Foundation shall be solely responsible for acceptance 
        of contributions for, and payment of the expenses of, the 
        establishment of the commemorative work under this section.

    (d) Deposit of Excess Funds.--
            (1) In general.--If upon payment of all expenses for the 
        establishment of the memorial (including the maintenance and 
        preservation amount required by section 8906(b)(1) of title 40, 
        United States Code), there remains a balance of funds received 
        for the establishment of the commemorative work, the Foundation 
        shall transmit the amount of the balance to the Secretary of the 
        Interior for deposit in the account provided for in section 
        8906(b)(3) of title 40, United States Code.
            (2) On expiration of authority.--If upon expiration of the 
        authority for the commemorative work under section 8903(e) of 
        title 40, United States Code, there remains a balance of funds 
        received for the establishment of the commemorative work, the 
        Foundation shall transmit the amount of the balance to a 
        separate account with the National Park Foundation for 
        memorials, to be available to the Secretary of the Interior or 
        Administrator (as appropriate) following the process provided in 
        section 8906(b)(4) of title 40, United States Code, for accounts

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        established under 8906(b)(2) or (3) of title 40, United States 
        Code.

    Approved November 3, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1037 (S. 1692):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-669 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-249 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources) 
accompanying S. 1692.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            July 17, 18, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 11, considered and passed Senate.

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