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106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 3147

   To authorize the establishment, on land of the Department of the 
Interior in the District of Columbia or its environs, of a memorial and 
       gardens in honor and commemoration of Frederick Douglass.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

            October 2 (legislative day, September 22), 2000

  Mr. Robb (for himself, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Warner, Mr. 
  Levin, Mr. DeWine, and Mr. Jeffords) introduced the following bill; 
   which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                           Natural Resources

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                                 A BILL


 
   To authorize the establishment, on land of the Department of the 
Interior in the District of Columbia or its environs, of a memorial and 
       gardens in honor and commemoration of Frederick Douglass.

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

SECTION 1. MEMORIAL AND GARDENS TO HONOR AND COMMEMORATE FREDERICK 
              DOUGLASS.

    (a) In General.--Frederick Douglass Gardens, Inc., a nonprofit 
corporation, may establish a memorial and gardens on land under the 
administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior in the 
District of Columbia (or its environs), in honor and commemoration of 
Frederick Douglass.
    (b) Compliance With Standards for Commemorative Works.--The 
establishment of the Frederick Douglass memorial and gardens shall be 
in accordance with the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. 1001 et 
seq.).
    (c) Payment of Expenses.--
            (1) In general.--Frederick Douglass Gardens, Inc., shall be 
        solely responsible for acceptance of contributions for, and 
        payment of the expenses of, the establishment of the memorial 
        and gardens.
            (2) No use of federal funds.--No Federal funds may be used 
        to pay any expense of the establishment of the memorial and 
        gardens.
    (d) Deposit of Excess Funds.--If there remains a balance of funds 
received for the establishment of the memorial and gardens--
            (1) after payment of all expenses of the establishment of 
        the memorial and gardens (including the maintenance and 
        preservation amount required under section 8(b) of the 
        Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. 1008(b))); or
            (2) on expiration of the authority for the memorial and 
        gardens under section 10(b) of that Act (40 U.S.C. 1010(b));
Frederick Douglass Gardens, Inc., shall transmit the remaining funds to 
the Secretary of the Treasury for deposit in the account provided for 
in section 8(b)(1) of that Act (40 U.S.C. 1008(b)(1)).
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