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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 Mar 19, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1475

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 19, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Rangel, and Mr. Conyers) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

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 of 2015.

2.

Wall of Remembrance

Section 1 of the Act titled An Act to authorize the erection of a memorial on Federal Land in the District of Columbia and its environs to honor members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in the Korean War, approved October 25, 1986 (Public Law 99–572), is amended by adding at the end the following:

Such memorial shall include a Wall of Remembrance, which shall be constructed without the use of Federal funds. The American Battle Monuments Commission shall request and consider design recommendations from the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc. for the establishment of the Wall of Remembrance. The Wall of Remembrance shall include—

(1)

a list by name of members of the Armed Forces of the United States who were killed in action in the Korean War;

(2)

the number of members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, in regards to the Korean War—

(A)

were wounded in action;

(B)

are listed as missing in action; or

(C)

were prisoners of war; and

(3)

the number of members of 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.

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