Text: H.R.381 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 115-109 (01/10/2018)
[115th Congress Public Law 109]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
[[Page 131 STAT. 2268]]
Public Law 115-109
To designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra
National Forest as ``Sky Point''. <<NOTE: Jan. 10, 2018 - [H.R. 381]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: California. 16
USC 1132 note. Sky Mote.>>
SECTION 1. FINDINGS.
Congress finds the following:
(1) Staff Sergeant Sky Mote, USMC, grew up in El Dorado,
(2) Staff Sergeant Mote graduated from Union Mine High
(3) Upon graduation, Staff Sergeant Mote promptly enlisted
in the Marine Corps.
(4) Staff Sergeant Mote spent 9 years serving his country in
the United States Marine Corps, including a deployment to Iraq
and two deployments to Afghanistan.
(5) By his decisive actions, heroic initiative, and resolute
dedication to duty, Staff Sergeant Mote gave his life to protect
fellow Marines on August 10, 2012, by gallantly rushing into
action during an attack by a rogue Afghan policeman inside the
base perimeter in Helmand province.
(6) Staff Sergeant Mote was awarded the Navy Cross, a Purple
Heart, the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, a Navy-Marine
Corps Achievement Medal, two Combat Action Ribbons and three
Good Conduct Medals.
(7) The Congress of the United States, in acknowledgment of
this debt that cannot be repaid, honors Staff Sergeant Mote for
his ultimate sacrifice and recognizes his service to his
country, faithfully executed to his last, full measure of
(8) A presently unnamed peak in the center of Humphrey Basin
holds special meaning to the friends and family of Sky Mote, as
their annual hunting trips set up camp beneath this point; under
the stars, the memories made beneath this rounded peak will be
SEC. 2. SKY POINT.
(a) Designation.--The mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the
Sierra National Forest in California, located at 37 15'16.10091"N
118 43'39.54102"W, shall be known and designated as ``Sky Point''.
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(b) References.--Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document,
record, or other paper of the United States to the mountain described in
subsection (a) shall be considered to be a reference to ``Sky Point''.
Approved January 10, 2018.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 381:
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-111 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
Jan. 30, considered and passed House.
Dec. 21, considered and passed Senate.