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Public Law No: 116-253 (12/23/2020)

 
[116th Congress Public Law 253]
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Public Law 116-253
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To authorize the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a 
commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for 
         other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 23, 2020 -  [H.R. 3465]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Fallen 
Journalists Memorial Act. 40 USC 8903 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Fallen Journalists Memorial Act''.
SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION TO ESTABLISH COMMEMORATIVE WORK.

    (a) In General.--The Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation may 
establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the District of 
Columbia and its environs to commemorate America's commitment to a free 
press by honoring journalists who sacrificed their lives in service to 
that cause.
    (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 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 the fallen journalists memorial 
        foundation.--The Fallen Journalists 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 commemorative work (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 Fallen Journalists Memorial 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 
        Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation shall transmit the amount 
        of the balance to a separate account

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        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 
        established under section 8906(b)(2) or (3) of title 40, United 
        States Code.
SEC. 3. DETERMINATION OF BUDGETARY EFFECTS.

    The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with 
the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by 
reference to the latest statement titled ``Budgetary Effects of PAYGO 
Legislation'' for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional 
Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such 
statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

    Approved December 23, 2020.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3465:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-466 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 166 (2020):
            Sept. 21, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 2, considered and passed Senate.

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