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Public Law No: 115-170 (05/07/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-170
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To authorize Pacific Historic Parks to establish a commemorative display 
  to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who served in the 
Pacific Theater of World War II, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: May 7, 
                         2018 -  [H.R. 4300]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Admiral Lloyd R. 
`Joe' Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment 
Act. Hawaii. 54 USC 320301 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Admiral Lloyd R. `Joe' Vasey Pacific 
War Commemorative Display Establishment Act''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

    In this Act:
            (1) Association.--The term ``Association'' means Pacific 
        Historic Parks, a corporation that is--
                    (A) a cooperating association with the National Park 
                Service;
                    (B) organized under the laws of the State of Hawaii; 
                and
                    (C) described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal 
                Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from taxation under 
                section 501(a) of that Code.
            (2) Director.--The term ``Director'' means the Director of 
        the National Park Service.
            (3) Commemorative display.--The term ``commemorative 
        display'' means the Pacific Theater of World War II 
        Commemorative Display authorized to be established under section 
        4(a).
SEC. 3. PURPOSES.

    The purposes of this Act are to--
            (1) honor the brave members of the United States Armed 
        Forces who fought on behalf of the United States of America in 
        the Pacific Theater during World War II;
            (2) provide a place to mourn the more than 150,000 American 
        and allied lives lost in the Pacific Theater during World War 
        II; and
            (3) educate the public about United States battles in the 
        Pacific Theater and its role in World War II.
SEC. 4. PACIFIC THEATER COMMEMORATIVE DISPLAY.

    (a) Authorization To Establish Commemorative Display.--The 
Association may establish and maintain a commemorative display to honor 
the members of the United States Armed Forces and Allies who served in 
the Pacific Theater during World War II.

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    (b) Use of Federal Funds Prohibited.--Federal funds may not be used 
to design, procure, prepare, install, or maintain the commemorative 
display, but the Director may accept and expend contributions of non-
Federal funds and resources for such purposes.
    (c) Location of Commemorative Display.--
            (1) In general.--The Director may allow the commemorative 
        display to be established at a suitable location at the Pearl 
        Harbor site of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National 
        Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii.
            (2) <<NOTE: Determination.>>  Condition.--The commemorative 
        display may not be established at any location under the 
        jurisdiction of the Director until the Director determines that 
        an assured source of non-Federal funding has been established 
        for the design, procurement, installation, and maintenance of 
        the commemorative display.

    (d) Design of the Commemorative Display.--The final design of the 
commemorative display shall be subject to the approval of the Director.

    Approved May 7, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4300 (S. 2213):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-450 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: Nos. 115-216 and 115-215, accompanying S. 2213, (both 
from Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    Dec. 7, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    Apr. 23, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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