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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5068


To authorize the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 13, 2019

Ms. Norton (for herself, Mr. Banks, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. DeFazio, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Gallego, Ms. Haaland, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Luján, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Soto, Mr. Suozzi, and Ms. Wild) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To authorize the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act”.

SEC. 2. Authorization to establish commemorative work.

(a) In general.—The Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation (referred to in this section as the “Foundation”) may establish a commemorative work (referred to in the section as the “memorial”) on Federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to commemorate the commitment and service represented by women who worked on the home front during World War II.

(b) Compliance with standards for commemorative works.—The establishment of the memorial shall be in accordance with chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code (commonly known as the “Commemorative Works Act”).

(c) Payment of expenses.—

(1) RESPONSIBILITY OF WOMEN WHO WORKED ON THE HOME FRONT FOUNDATION.—The Foundation shall be solely responsible for acceptance of contributions for, and payment of the expenses of, the establishment of the memorial.

(2) USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS PROHIBITED.—Federal funds may not be used to pay any expense of the establishment of the memorial.

(d) Deposit of excess funds.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—If upon payment of all expenses for the establishment of the memorial (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 memorial, the 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 memorial under section 8903(e) of title 40, United States Code, there remains a balance of funds received for the establishment of the memorial, the Foundation shall transmit the amount of the balance to a separate account with the National Park Foundation for memorials, to be available to the Secretary of the Interior or Administrator of General Services (as appropriate) in accordance with 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.


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