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Public Law 115-18
115th Congress

                            Joint Resolution


 
   Approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the 
  members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of 
  Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield. <<NOTE: Mar. 31, 
               2017 -  [S.J. Res. 1] 40 USC 8903 note.>> 


Whereas section 8908(b)(1) of title 40, United States Code, provides 
    that the location of a commemorative work in Area I, as depicted on 
    the map entitled ``Commemorative Areas Washington, DC and 
    Environs'', numbered 869/86501 B, and dated June 24, 2003, shall be 
    deemed to be authorized only if a recommendation for the location is 
    approved by law not later than 150 calendar days after the date on 
    which Congress is notified of the recommendation;

Whereas section 3093 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. ``Buck'' McKeon 
    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (40 U.S.C. 
    8903 note; Public Law 113-291) authorized the National Desert Storm 
    Memorial Association to establish a memorial on Federal land in the 
    District of Columbia, to honor the members of the Armed Forces who 
    served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or 
    Operation Desert Shield; and

Whereas the Secretary of the Interior has notified Congress of the 
    determination of the Secretary of the Interior that the memorial 
    should be located in Area I: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That the location of a 
commemorative work to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed 
Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or 
Operation Desert Shield authorized by section 3093 of the Carl Levin and 
Howard P. ``Buck'' McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
Year 2015 (40 U.S.C. 8903 note; Public Law 113-291), within Area I, as 
depicted on

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the map entitled ``Commemorative Areas Washington, DC and Environs'', 
numbered 869/86501 B, and dated June 24, 2003, is approved.

    Approved March 31, 2017.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S.J. Res. 1 (H.J. Res. 3):
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
            Mar. 8, considered and passed Senate.
            Mar. 15, considered and passed House.

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