H.R.1297 - Columbia Orbiter Memorial Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.1297 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced in the House on March 13, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reported to House without amendment, Part I (04/08/2003)
Columbia Orbiter Memorial Act - Directs the Secretary of the Army to construct in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, a memorial marker honoring the seven members of the crew of the Columbia Orbiter who died on February 1, 2003, during the landing of space shuttle mission STS-107.
Authorizes the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to: (1) accept gifts and donations for that or another memorial or monument to the crew; and (2) transfer any donations accepted to the Secretary for the Arlington National Cemetery memorial.