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USS Frank E. Evans Act


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S. 849

 

To provide for the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of the names of the lost crew members of the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

Mr. Powell, with thanks to Mr. Kramer, (for himself and Mrs. Gillibrand) introduced the following bill; 


A BILL

To provide for the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of the names of the lost crew members of the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969.

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 “U.S.S. Frank E. Evans Act”.

SEC. 2. INCLUSION ON THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL OF THE NAMES OF THE LOST CREW MEMBERS OF THE U.S.S. FRANK E. EVANS KILLED ON JUNE 3, 1969.

 

(a) In General.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall authorize the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in the District of Columbia of the names of the 74 crew members of the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969.

(b) Required Consultation.—The Secretary of Defense shall consult with the Secretary of the Interior, the American Battlefield Monuments Commission, and other applicable authorities with respect to any adjustments to the nomenclature and placement of names pursuant to subsection (a) to address any space limitations on the placement of additional names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

(c) Nonapplicability Of Commemorative Works Act.—Chapter 89 of title 40, United States Code (commonly known as the “Commemorative Works Act”), shall not apply to any activities carried out under subsection (a) or (b).

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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PES: Adds the names of those lost on the USS Frank E. Evans after its collision with the Melbourne during the Vietnam war to the Vietnam Veterans memorial wall.

William C. Motter D-CO-02 (Boulder, Fort Collins, Broomfield)

 

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