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H.R. 1475 (114th): Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 23, 2016 (Passed Congress).


I

One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the Second Session

H. R. 1475

AN ACT

To authorize a Wall of Remembrance as part of the Korean War Veterans Memorial and to allow certain private contributions to fund that Wall of Remembrance.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act.

2.

Wall of remembrance

(a)

Authorization

(1)

In general

Notwithstanding section 8908(c) of title 40, United States Code, the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., may construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial.

(2)

Requirement

(A)

In general

The Wall of Remembrance shall include a list of names of members of the Armed Forces of the United States who died in the Korean War, as determined by the Secretary of Defense, in accordance with subparagraph (B).

(B)

Criteria; submission to the secretary of the interior

The Secretary of Defense shall—

(i)

establish eligibility criteria for the inclusion of names on the Wall of Remembrance under subparagraph (A); and

(ii)

provide to the Secretary of the Interior a final list of names for inclusion on the Wall of Remembrance under subparagraph (A) that meet the criteria established under clause (i).

(3)

Additional information

The Wall of Remembrance may include other information about the Korean War, including the number of members of the Armed Forces of the United States, the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army, the Republic of Korea Armed Forces, and the other nations of the United Nations Command who, in regards to the Korean War—

(A)

were killed in action;

(B)

were wounded in action;

(C)

are listed as missing in action; or

(D)

were prisoners of war.

(b)

Commemorative works act

Except as provided in subsection (a)(1), chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code (commonly known as the Commemorative Works Act), shall apply.

(c)

No federal funds

No Federal funds may be used to construct the Wall of Remembrance.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.