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Text of Approving the location of the commemorative work in the District of Columbia honoring former President John Adams.

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 2, 2002. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 25, 2002 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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H.J.Res.117

One Hundred Seventh Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,

the twenty-third day of January, two thousand and two

Joint Resolution

Approving the location of the commemorative work in the District of Columbia honoring former President John Adams.

Whereas section 8908 of title 40, United States Code, provides that the location of a commemorative work in the area described as Area I shall be deemed disapproved unless approved by law not later than 150 days after notification to Congress that the commemorative work should be located in Area I;

Whereas Public Law 107-62 (115 Stat. 411) authorized the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor former President John Adams and his legacy; and

Whereas the Secretary of the Interior has notified Congress of her determination that a memorial to former President John Adams should be located in Area I: Now, therefore, be it

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

SECTION 1. APPROVAL OF COMMEMORATIVE WORK.

    Congress approves the location for the commemorative work to honor former President John Adams and his legacy, as authorized by Public Law 107-62 (115 Stat. 411), within Area I as described in section 8908 of title 40, United States Code, subject to the limitation in section 2.

SEC. 2. LIMITATION.

    The commemorative work approved in section 1 shall not be located within the Reserve.

SEC. 3. DEFINITION OF RESERVE.

    In this resolution the term ‘Reserve’ means the area of The National Mall extending from the United States Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, and from the White House to the Jefferson Memorial, as depicted on the map entitled ‘Commemorative Areas Washington, DC and Environs,’ numbered 869/86501A and dated May 1, 2002.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.