H.J.Res. 177 (103rd): Authorizing the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. in the ...

...District of Columbia or its environs.

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Apr 07, 1993 (Introduced).

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HJ 177 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 177

Authorizing the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. in the District of Columbia or its environs.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 7, 1993

Mr. DIXON (for himself, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. JACOBS, Mrs. MINK, Mr. TOWNS, and Ms. WATERS) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


JOINT RESOLUTION

Authorizing the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. in the District of Columbia or its environs.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH MEMORIAL.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is authorized to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

    (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 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity shall be solely responsible for acceptance of contributions for, and payment of the expenses of, the establishment of the memorial. No Federal funds may be used to pay any expense of the establishment of the memorial.

SEC. 3. DEPOSIT OF EXCESS FUNDS.

    If, upon payment of all expenses of the establishment of the memorial (including the maintenance and preservation amount provided for in section 8(b) of the Act referred to in section 1(b)), or upon expiration of the authority for the memorial under section 10(b) of that Act, there remains a balance of funds received for the establishment of the memorial, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity shall transmit the amount of the balance to the Secretary of the Treasury for deposit in the account provided for in section 8(b)(1) of that Act.