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H.R. 2970: Army Security Agency Monument Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2970

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2019

(for herself and Mrs. Hartzler) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring Army Security Agency veterans of World War II, the Korean conflict, and the Vietnam Era, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Army Security Agency Monument Act.

2.

Placement of monument honoring veterans of the Army Security Agency who served in the Armed Forces between 1945 and 1976, during World War II, the Korean conflict, and the Vietnam era

(a)

In general

Subject to the requirements of subsection (c), the Secretary of the Army shall place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring Army Security Agency veterans who served in the Armed Forces between 1945 and 1976, during World War II, the Korean conflict, and the Vietnam era.

(b)

Design

The monument placed under subsection (a) shall be based on a design approved by the Secretary of the Army and the National Army Security Agency Association.

(c)

Agreement for construction and maintenance

The Secretary of the Army may only place a monument under subsection (a) if the Secretary enters into an agreement with the National Army Security Agency Association under which the Association agrees to pay all costs necessary for preparation of the site for the monument and to construct, install, and maintain the monument, and to such other provisions as the Secretary may require.

(d)

Definitions

In this section, the terms World War II, Korean conflict, and Vietnam era have the meanings given such terms in section 101 of title 38, United States Code.