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H.Con.Res. 25 (114th): Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 20, 2015 (Reported by House Committee).


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House Calendar No. 23

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. CON. RES. 25

[Report No. 114–87]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 19, 2015

(for himself and Mr. Carson of Indiana) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

April 20, 2015

Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition.

1.

Use of the capitol grounds for national peace officers memorial service

(a)

In general

The Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, the 34th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service (in this resolution referred to as the Memorial Service), on the Capitol Grounds, in order to honor the law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 2014.

(b)

Date of memorial service

The Memorial Service shall be held on May 15, 2015, or on such other date as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate jointly designate, with preparation for the event to begin on May 12, 2015.

2.

Use of the capitol grounds for national honor guard and pipe band exhibition

(a)

In general

The Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition (in this resolution referred to as the Exhibition), on the Capitol Grounds, in order to allow law enforcement representatives to exhibit their ability to demonstrate Honor Guard programs and provide for a bag pipe exhibition.

(b)

Date of exhibition

The exhibition shall be held on May 14, 2015, or on such other date as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate jointly designate.

3.

Terms and conditions

(a)

In general

Under conditions to be prescribed by the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board, the event shall be—

(1)

free of admission charge and open to the public; and

(2)

arranged not to interfere with the needs of Congress.

(b)

Expenses and liabilities

The sponsors of the Memorial Service and Exhibition shall assume full responsibility for all expenses and liabilities incident to all activities associated with the events.

4.

Event preparations

Subject to the approval of the Architect of the Capitol, the sponsors referred to in section 3(b) are authorized to erect upon the Capitol Grounds such stage, sound amplification devices, and other related structures and equipment, as may be required for the Memorial Service and Exhibition.

5.

Enforcement of restrictions

The Capitol Police Board shall provide for enforcement of the restrictions contained in section 5104(c) of title 40, United States Code, concerning sales, advertisements, displays, and solicitations on the Capitol Grounds, as well as other restrictions applicable to the Capitol Grounds, in connection with the events.

April 20, 2015

Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed