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S. 3402 (115th): National Airmail Museum Act

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 28, 2018 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3402

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 28, 2018

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

A BILL

To designate the National Airmail Museum at Smith Air Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Airmail Museum Act.

2.

Findings

Congress finds that—

(1)

in 1930, commercial airmail carriers began operations at Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana;

(2)

the United States lacks a national museum dedicated to airmail; and

(3)

the airmail hangar at Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana—

(A)

will educate the public on the role of airmail in aviation history; and

(B)

honor the role of the hangar in the history of the Nation’s airmail service.

3.

Designation

(a)

In general

The airmail museum located at the Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is designated as the National Airmail Museum.

(b)

Effect of designation

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