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senate Bill S. 2738

National Liberty Memorial Act

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      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
      National Parks
    IntroducedNovember 5th, 2009

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National Liberty Memorial Act

Official Title

A bill to authorize National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor free persons and slaves who fought for independence, liberty, and justice for all during the American Revolution.


Authorizes the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. (previously the Black Revolutionary War Patriots Foundation) to establish a memorial on specified federal land in the District of Columbia to honor slaves and free black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the American Revolution. Prohibits the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. from using federal funds for the establishment of such memorial. Repeals P.L. 99-558 and P.L. 100-625 relating to the establishment and approval of the location of a black revolutionary war patriots memorial.

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