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Text of the Kalaupapa Memorial Act of 2008

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 12, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 16, 2008 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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HR 3332 RS

Calendar No. 821

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3332

[Report No. 110-389]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 13, 2008

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 16, 2008

Reported by Mr. BINGAMAN, without amendment


AN ACT

To provide for the establishment of a memorial within Kalaupapa National Historical Park located on the island of Molokai, in the State of Hawaii, to honor and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who were forcibly relocated to the Kalaupapa Peninsula from 1866 to 1969, and for other purposes.

    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 ‘Kalaupapa Memorial Act of 2008’.

SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF MEMORIAL WITHIN KALAUPAPA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK.

    (a) In General- The Secretary of Interior shall authorize Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, a non-profit organization consisting of patient residents at Kalaupapa National Historical Park, and their family members and friends, to establish a memorial at a suitable location or locations approved by the Secretary at Kalawao or Kalaupapa within the boundaries of Kalaupapa National Historical Park located on the island of Molokai, in the State of Hawaii, to honor and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who were forcibly relocated to Kalaupapa Peninsula from 1866 to 1969.

    (b) Design-

      (1) IN GENERAL- The memorial authorized by subsection (a) shall--

        (A) display in an appropriate manner the names of the first 5,000 individuals sent to the Kalaupapa Peninsula between 1866 and 1896, most of whom lived at Kalawao; and

        (B) display in an appropriate manner the names of the approximately 3,000 individuals who arrived at Kalaupapa in the second part of its history, when most of the community was concentrated on the Kalaupapa side of the peninsula.

      (2) APPROVAL- The location, size, design, and inscriptions of the memorial authorized by subsection (a) shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.

    (c) Funding- Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa, a nonprofit organization, shall be solely responsible for acceptance of contributions for and payment of the expenses associated with the establishment of the memorial.

Calendar No. 821

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3332

[Report No. 110-389]

AN ACT

To provide for the establishment of a memorial within Kalaupapa National Historical Park located on the island of Molokai, in the State of Hawaii, to honor and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who were forcibly relocated to the Kalaupapa Peninsula from 1866 to 1969, and for other purposes.


June 16, 2008

Reported without amendment