House committee backs bill for Native veterans memorial in DC
Last updated 1/18/2014 at 5:32pm
WASHINGTON, DC-The House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R. 2319, the Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2013, by unanimous consent on December 4, 2013.
The bill authorizes the National Museum of the American Indian to raise funds and start work on a memorial for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian veterans. The memorial would be located on museum property on the National Mall.
"This memorial to our Native American veterans will serve as a small measure of thanks for their service and sacrifice to this great nation," Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Ok...