Summary

                            A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish the January 8th National Memorial in Tucson, Arizona, as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate
January 8th National Memorial Act

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish the January 8th
National Memorial in Tucson, Arizona, as an affiliated area of the National Park
System in commemoration of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and
18 others in Tuscon on January 8, 2011. 

The memorial shall not be established until Interior certifies that Tucson's
January 8th Memorial Foundation, which shall be the management entity for the
memorial, has established a trust fund to receive donations and provide for the
construction, operation, maintenance, and management of the memorial. 

Interior shall develop a general management plan for the memorial.



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

    Jan 9th, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Jan 9th, 2017