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To establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to provide for the designation of memorials to the service of members... Read More

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This bill was passed by Congress on Jan 1, 2013 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session.

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To establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, including a National World War I Memorial on the National Mall in the District of Columbia, 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; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Findings. Sec. 3. Definitions. Sec. 4. Establishment of World War I Centennial Commission. Sec. 5. Duties of Centennial Commission. Sec. 6. Powers of Centennial Commission. Sec. 7. Centennial Commission personnel matters. Sec. 8. Termination of Centennial Commission. Sec. 9. Designation of National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. Sec. 10. Establishment of National World War I Memorial on the National Mall in the District of Columbia. Sec. 11. Prohibition on obligation of Federal funds.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

Congress makes the following findings: (1) From 2014 through 2018, the United States and nations around the world will mark the centennial of World War I, including the entry of the United States into the war in April 1917. (2) America's support of Great Britain, France, Belgium, and its other allies...

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Bill Summary

To establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to provide for the designation of memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes.

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