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Text of the AIDS Memorial Grove Act of 1996

This bill was introduced on July 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 1996 (Introduced).

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104th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1992

To recognize the significance of the AIDS Memorial Grove, located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, and to direct the Secretary of the Interior to designate the AIDS Memorial Grove as a national memorial.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 25, 1996

Mrs. FEINSTEIN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To recognize the significance of the AIDS Memorial Grove, located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, and to direct the Secretary of the Interior to designate the AIDS Memorial Grove as a national memorial.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘AIDS Memorial Grove Act of 1996’.

SEC. 2. RECOGNITION AND DESIGNATION OF THE AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE AS NATIONAL MEMORIAL.

    (a) RECOGNITION OF SIGNIFICANCE OF THE AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE- The Congress hereby recognizes the significance of the AIDS Memorial Grove, located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, as a memorial--

      (1) dedicated to individuals who have died as a result of acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and

      (2) in support of individuals who are living with acquired immune deficiency syndrome and their loved ones and caregivers.

    (b) DESIGNATION AS NATIONAL MEMORIAL- Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior shall designate the AIDS Memorial Grove as a national memorial.