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Text of the World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2012

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 24, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 26, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2070

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 26, 2012

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

AN ACT

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the Nation on June 6, 1944, the morning of D-Day.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2012.

2.

Placement of plaque or inscription at world war II memorial

The Secretary of the Interior—

(1)

shall install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the Nation on June 6, 1944, the morning of D-Day;

(2)

shall design, procure, prepare, and install the plaque or inscription referred to in paragraph (1); and

(3)

may not use Federal funds to prepare or install the plaque or inscription referred to in paragraph (1), but may accept and expend private contributions for this purpose.

3.

Commemorative Works Act

Chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code, (commonly known as the Commemorative Works Act) shall not apply to this Act.

Passed the House of Representatives January 24, 2012.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.