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National Capital Memorial Commission Notice of Public Meeting

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National Capital Memorial Commission, National Park Service, Department of the Interior.


Notice of meeting.


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Capital Memorial Commission (the Commission) will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2003, at 1 p.m., at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 5th and F Streets, NW., Washington, DC.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss currently authorized and proposed memorials in the District of Columbia and its environs. In addition to discussing general matters and conducting routine business, the Commission will review the status of legislative proposals introduced in the 108th Congress to establish memorials in the District of Columbia and its envrons.

(1) Activation of the provisions of the Commemorative Works Clarification Act of 2003.

(2) Legislation currently under consideration by the 108th Congress.

(3) Site Selection Study, Victims of Communism Memorial.

Information Items

(1) Status reports on Congressional actions taken on bills previously reviewed by the Commission.

Other Business

(1) General matters and routine business.

The meeting will be open to the public. Any person may file with the Commission written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons who wish to file a written statement or testify at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission, at (202) 619-7097.


December 11, 2003, at 1 p.m.

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Room 312, National Building Museum, 5th and F Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20001.

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Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission, (202) 619-7097.

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The Commission was established by Public Law 99-652, the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. Chapter 89 et seq.), to advise the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Administrator, General Services Administration, (the Administrator) on policy and procedures for establishment of (and proposals to establish) commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs, as well as such other matters as it may deem appropriate concerning commemorative works.

The Commission examines each memorial proposal for conformance to the Commemorative Works Act, and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator and to Members and Committees of Congress. The Commission also serves as a source of information for persons seeking to establish memorial in Washington, DC, and its environs.

The members of the Commission are as follows:

Director, National Park Service.

Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission.

Architect of the Capitol.

Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission.

Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts.

Mayor of the District of Columbia.

Administrator, General Services Administration.

Secretary of Defense.

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Dated: November 17, 2003.

Joseph M. Lawler,

Regional Director, National Capital Region.

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[FR Doc. 03-30557 Filed 12-9-03; 8:45 am]