[113th Congress Public Law 176]
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Public Law 113-176
113th Congress

                            Joint Resolution


 
Approving the location of a memorial to commemorate the more than 5,000 
    slaves and free Black persons who fought for independence in the 
    American Revolution. <<NOTE: Sept. 26, 2014 -  [H.J. Res. 120]>> 

Whereas section 8908(b)(1) of title 40, United States Code, provides 
    that the location of a commemorative work in Area I, as depicted on 
    the map entitled ``Commemorative Areas Washington, DC and 
    Environs'', numbered 869/86501 B, and dated June 24, 2003, shall be 
    deemed to be authorized only if a recommendation for that location 
    is approved by law not later than 150 calendar days after Congress 
    is notified of the recommendation;

Whereas section 2860 of Public Law 112-239 (40 U.S.C. 8903 note) 
    authorized the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a 
    memorial on Federal land in Area I or Area II, as depicted on such 
    map, to honor the more than 5,000 slaves and free Black persons who 
    fought for American independence in the Revolutionary War; and

Whereas the Administrator of General Services has notified Congress of 
    the Administrator's determination that such memorial should be 
    located in Area I: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: 40 USC 8903 note.>>  
That the location of a commemorative work to honor the more than 5,000 
slaves and free Black persons who fought in the American Revolution, 
authorized by section 2860 of division B of Public Law 112-239 (40 
U.S.C. 8903 note), within Area I as described on the map entitled 
``Commemorative Areas Washington, DC and Environs'', numbered 869/86501 
B and dated June 24, 2003, is approved.

    Approved September 26, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.J. Res. 120:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-577 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 160 (2014):
            Sept. 8, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 10, considered and passed Senate.

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