H. R. 1411
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 27, 2019
Mr. Sires (for himself, Mr. Graves of Louisiana, Mr. Garamendi, and Mr. Kennedy) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
To amend the Peace Corps Act to allow former volunteers and officers and employees to use the seal, emblem, or name of Peace Corps on death announcements and grave stones.
This Act may be cited as the
Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act.
Use of official seal, emblem, and name of the Peace Corps
Subsection (b) of section 19 of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2518) is amended—
in paragraph (1), by inserting before the period at the end the following:
, except that the official seal or emblem and the name ; and
Peace Corps may be used on any death announcement, gravestone, plaque, or other grave marker of any person who served as a volunteer or as an officer or employee of the Peace Corps under such rules as may be prescribed by the Director
in paragraph (2), in the first sentence, by inserting
or in accordance with the exception specified in paragraph (1), before
shall be fined.