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S. 2042 (100th): An Act to authorize the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Project, Inc., to construct within the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial site in the District of Columbia a specific commemoration of women of the United States who served in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict.

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10/21/1988--House disagreed to Senate amendment. (House disagreed to Senate amendment) Authorizes the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, Inc. to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor women who have served in the U.S. armed forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam Conflict. Requires such memorial to be established in full compliance with the Commemorative Works Act of 1986. Prohibits the United States from paying any expense of the establishment of the memorial. Expresses the sense of the Congress that it would be most fitting and appropriate to place the memorial within the site surrounding the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the District of Columbia.