H.R. 2879 (106th): To provide for the placement at the Lincoln Memorial of a plaque commemorating the speech of Martin ...

...Luther King, Jr., known as the “I Have A Dream” speech.

106th Congress, 1999–2000. Text as of Oct 13, 2000 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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H.R.2879

One Hundred Sixth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,

the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand

An Act

To provide for the placement at the Lincoln Memorial of a plaque commemorating the speech of Martin Luther King, Jr., known as the ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.

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

SECTION 1. PLACEMENT OF PLAQUE AT LINCOLN MEMORIAL.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of the Interior shall install in the area of the Lincoln Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque to commemorate the speech of Martin Luther King, Jr., known as the ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.

    (b) RELATION TO COMMEMORATIVE WORKS ACT- The Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. 1001 et seq.) shall apply to the design and placement of the plaque within the area of the Lincoln Memorial.

SEC. 2. ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRIBUTIONS.

    The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept and expand contributions toward the cost of preparing and installing the plaque, without further appropriation. Federal funds may be used to design, procure, or install the plaque.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.