Legislation

May 23 2013

S. 1044

Official Short: World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013

Long Title: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Sponsors: Mr. Portman. Mrs. Landrieu, and Mr. Blunt.

STATUS:

  • May 23, 2013:  Introduced.
  • July 23, 2013.--Mrs. Landrieu added as cosponsor.
  • July 31, 2013.--Subcommittee on National Parks.hearing held. S.Hrg. 113-93. 
  • November 21, 2013.--Full committee hearing; Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
  • March 10, 2014.--Mr. Blunt added as cosponsor.
  • March 31, 2014.--Reported to Senate without amendment. S. Rept. 113-1141.
  • March 31, 2014.--Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar. [Calendar No. 339].
  • June 5, 2014,--Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • June 5, 2014.--Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • June 9, 2014.--Bill held at desk.
  • June 25, 2014.--Presented to President.
  • June 30, 2014.--Signed by President.
  • June 30, 2014.--Became Public Law No. 113-123.

S.1044

World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013 (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 1044 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1044

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 23, 2013

Mr. PORTMAN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013'.

SEC. 2. PLACEMENT OF PLAQUE OR INSCRIPTION AT WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL.

    The Secretary of the Interior--
      (1) shall install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on June 6, 1944, the morning of D-Day;
      (2) shall design, procure, prepare, and install the plaque or inscription referred to in paragraph (1); and
      (3) may not use Federal funds to prepare or install the plaque or inscription referred to in paragraph (1), but may accept and expend private contributions for this purpose.

SEC. 3. COMMEMORATIVE WORKS ACT.

      Chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code (commonly known as the `Commemorative Works Act'), shall apply to the design and placement of the plaque within the area of the World War II Memorial.