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Text of the To provide for donor contribution acknowledgments to be displayed at projects authorized under the Commemorative Works Act, and for other ...

...and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on June 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2395

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 17, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To provide for donor contribution acknowledgments to be displayed at projects authorized under the Commemorative Works Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Donor contributions

Section 8905(b) of title 40, United States Code is amended by striking paragraph (7) and inserting the following:

(7)

Donor contributions

(A)

In general

Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, the Secretary or Administrator, as applicable, may permit a sponsor described in subsection (a) to acknowledge donor contributions at the commemorative work.

(B)

Requirements

Acknowledgments shall—

(i)

be displayed inside a visitor center or other ancillary structure associated with the commemorative work; and

(ii)

conform to applicable National Park Service or General Services Administration guidelines for donor recognition, as applicable.

(C)

Limitations

Acknowledgments shall—

(i)

be limited to an appropriate statement or credit recognizing the contribution;

(ii)

be displayed in a form approved by the Secretary or Administrator;

(iii)

be displayed for a period of time determined by the Secretary or Administrator to be appropriate, commensurate with the level of the contribution;

(iv)

be limited to short, discrete, and unobtrusive acknowledgments or credits; and

(v)

not include any advertising slogans or company logos.

(D)

Submittal of plan

(i)

In general

Prior to the display of donor acknowledgments, the sponsor shall submit to the Secretary or Administrator, as applicable, for approval a plan for displaying the donor acknowledgments, including—

(I)

the sample text and types of acknowledgments to be displayed; and

(II)

the form and location of all displays.

(ii)

Notification and resubmittal

If the Secretary or Administrator does not approve the plan submitted under clause (i), the Secretary or Administrator shall—

(I)

not later than 60 days after the date on which the plan is received, notify the sponsor of the reasons the plan is not approved; and

(II)

allow the sponsor to resubmit a revised donor acknowledgment plan.

(E)

Cost

The sponsor shall bear all expenses related to the display of donor acknowledgments.

(F)

Applicability

This paragraph shall apply to any commemorative work dedicated after January 1, 2010.

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