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S. 167: National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 8, 2017 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 125

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 167

[Report No. 115–95]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 17, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Roberts) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

June 8, 2017

Reported by , with an amendment

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act.

2.

Findings

Congress finds that—

(1)

from 1764 to the date of enactment of this Act, more than 119 educators from 36 States have lost their lives in the United States while performing professional duties;

(2)

the United States lacks a national memorial dedicated to fallen educators; and

(3)

a memorial to fallen educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas—

(A)

was dedicated on June 12, 2014; and

(B)

will honor educators who have lost their lives in the line of professional service.

3.

Designation

2.

Designation

(a)

In General

The memorial to fallen educators located at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas, is designated as the National Memorial to Fallen Educators.

(b)

Effect of Designation

The national memorial designated by this section is not a unit of the National Park System and the designation of the National Memorial to Fallen Educators shall not require or permit Federal funds to be expended for any purpose related to that national memorial.

June 8, 2017

Reported with an amendment