HCON 263 RDS
H. CON. RES. 263
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 13, 1998
May 13, 1998
Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the seventeenth annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service.
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
SECTION 1. USE OF CAPITOL GROUNDS FOR NATIONAL PEACE OFFICERS’ MEMORIAL SERVICE.
The National Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, the seventeenth annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service, on the Capitol Grounds on May 15, 1998, or on such other date as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate may jointly designate, in order to honor the more than 160 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 1997.
SEC. 2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
(a) IN GENERAL- The event authorized to be conducted on the Capitol Grounds under section 1 shall be free of admission charge to the public and arranged not to interfere with the needs of Congress, under conditions to be prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board.
(b) EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES- The National Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary shall assume full responsibility for all expenses and liabilities incident to all activities associated with the event.
SEC. 3. EVENT PREPARATIONS.
(a) STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT- Subject to the approval of the Architect of the Capitol, the National Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary are authorized to erect upon the Capitol Grounds such stage, sound amplification devices, and other related structures and equipment, as may be required for the event authorized to be conducted on the Capitol Grounds under section 1.
(b) ADDITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS- The Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board are authorized to make any such additional arrangements as may be required to carry out the event.
SEC. 4. APPLICABILITY OF PROHIBITIONS.
Nothing in this resolution may be construed to waive the applicability of the prohibitions established by section 4 of the Act of July 31, 1946 (40 U.S.C. 193d; 60 Stat. 718), concerning sales, displays, and solicitations on the Capitol Grounds.
Passed the House of Representatives May 12, 1998.
ROBIN H. CARLE,