HCON 117 RDS
H. CON. RES. 117
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 8, 2012
May 8, 2012
Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service.
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
SECTION 1. USE OF THE CAPITOL GROUNDS FOR NATIONAL PEACE OFFICERS’ MEMORIAL SERVICE.
(a) In General- The Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary (in this resolution
referred to as the ‘sponsor’) shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, the 31st Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service (in this resolution referred to as the ‘event’), on the Capitol Grounds, in order to honor the law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 2011.
(b) Date of Event- The event shall be held on May 15, 2012, or on such other date as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate jointly designate.
SEC. 2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
(a) In General- Under conditions to be prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board, the event shall be--
(1) free of admission charge and open to the public; and
(2) arranged not to interfere with the needs of Congress.
(b) Expenses and Liabilities- The sponsor shall assume full responsibility for all expenses and liabilities incident to all activities associated with the event.
SEC. 3. EVENT PREPARATIONS.
Subject to the approval of the Architect of the Capitol, the sponsor is 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.
SEC. 4. ENFORCEMENT OF RESTRICTIONS.
The Capitol Police Board shall provide for enforcement of the restrictions contained in section 5104(c) of title 40, United States Code, concerning sales, advertisements, displays, and solicitations on the Capitol Grounds, as well as other restrictions applicable to the Capitol Grounds, in connection with the event.
Passed the House of Representatives May 7, 2012.
KAREN L. HAAS,