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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.

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 15, 1988 (Passed Congress).


102 STAT. 3922                 PUBLIC LAW 100-660—NOV. 15, 1988
                 Public Law 100-660
                 100th Congress
                                                    An Act
                 To authorize the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, Inc., to establish a memorial
 Nov. 15, 1988     on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor women of the
   [S. 2042]       Armed Forces of the United States who served in the Republic of Vietnam during
                   the Vietnam era.

                  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                 United States of America in Congress assembled,
40 u s e 1003    SECTION 1. ESTABLISHMENT OF MEMORIAL.
                    (a) I N GENERAL.—The Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, Inc.,
                 is authorized to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District
                 of Columbia or its environs to honor women who served in the
                 Armed Forces of the United States in the Republic of Vietnam
                 during the Vietnam era.
                   (b) COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS FOR COMMEMORATIVE WORKS.—
                 The establishment of the memorial shall be in accordance with the
                 Act entitled "An Act to provide standards for placement of
                 commemorative works on certain Federal lands in the District of
                 Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes", approved
                 November 14,1986 (40 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.).
                 SEC. 2. PAYMENT OF EXPENSES.
                   The United States shall not pay any expense of the establishment
                 of the memorial.
                 SEC. 3. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.
                    It is the sense of the Congress, with respect to location of the
                 memorial in accordance with the Act referred to in section 1(b), that
                 it would be most fitting and appropriate to place the memorial
                 within the 2.2 acre site of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the
                 District of Columbia.
                   Approved November 15, 1988.




                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2042:
                 HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-948 (Comm. on House Administration).
                 SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-371 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
                 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988):
                     June 14, considered and passed Senate.
                     Sept. 23, considered and passed House, amended.
                     Oct. 12, Senate concurred in House amendments with amendments.
                     Oct. 21, House disagreed to Senate amendments. Senate receded from its
                       amendments.