Summary: S.3124 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/17/1980)

Establishes the United States Holocaust Memorial Council which shall: (1) provide and encourage appropriate ways for the Nation to observe the Days of Remembrance to commemorate the holocaust; (2) plan, erect, and oversee the operation of a memorial museum to the victims of the holocaust; and (3) plan for carrying out the recommendations of the report submitted to the President on September 27, 1979, by the President's Commission on the Holocaust.

Authorizes the Council to receive public land in the District of Columbia on which it may erect the memorial. Terminates the Council's authority to construct a memorial if the erection of the memorial has not commenced within five years of enactment of this Act and sufficient funds to ensure completion of the memorial have not been certified to be available. Authorizes appropriations to carry out this Act.