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H.R.222: Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Ted Poe, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Jan. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act - Amends the World War I Centennial Commission Act to designate the Liberty Memorial at America's National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Authorizes the World War I Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the Reserve (the great cross-axis of the National Mall) on the National Mall in the District of Columbia consisting of an appropriate sculptural or other commemorative elements to serve as the National World War I Memorial.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.