Summary: H.R.1721 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/24/2017)

This bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) 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.

The bill designates Wilmington, North Carolina, as the first such city.