NATIONAL MEMORIAL TO FALLEN EDUCATORS ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 209
(Senate - December 21, 2017)

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               NATIONAL MEMORIAL TO FALLEN EDUCATORS ACT

  The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 167) to designate a 
National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of 
Fame in Emporia, Kansas, which had been reported from the Committee on 
Energy and Natural Resources, with an amendment, as follows:
  (The part of the bill intended to be deleted is shown in boldface 
brackets and the part of the bill intended to be inserted is shown in 
italics.)

                                 S. 167

       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 ``National Memorial to Fallen 
     Educators Act''.

     [SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

       [Congress finds that--
       [(1) from 1764 to the date of enactment of this Act, more 
     than 119 educators from 36 States have lost their lives in 
     the United States while performing professional duties;
       [(2) the United States lacks a national memorial dedicated 
     to fallen educators; and
       [(3) a memorial to fallen educators at the National 
     Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas--
       [(A) was dedicated on June 12, 2014; and
       [(B) will honor educators who have lost their lives in the 
     line of professional service.

     [SEC. 3. DESIGNATION.]

     SEC. 2. DESIGNATION.

       (a) In General.--The memorial to fallen educators located 
     at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas, is 
     designated as the ``National Memorial to Fallen Educators''.
       (b) Effect of Designation.--The national memorial 
     designated by this section is not a unit of the National Park 
     System and the designation of the National Memorial to Fallen 
     Educators shall not require or permit Federal funds to be 
     expended for any purpose related to that national memorial.
  The committee-reported amendment was agreed to.
  The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading and was read 
the third time.

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