Public Law 115-51: Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act

By | October 18, 2017
Global War on Terror Memorial, Griffin GA

A Global War on Terror memorial in Griffin, Georgia. Public Law 115-51 directs the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to build a memorial in Washington, D.C. Photo by Michael Riviera, Wikimedia Commons.

Directs the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to build a memorial in Washington, DC.

Official Summary

Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act

This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

Passed House
2017-07-28
Passed Senate
2017-08-03
Signed by President
2017-08-18
Became Public Law
2017-08-18

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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