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113 STAT. 1576 PUBLIC LAW 106-117—NOV. 30, 1999 5 USC 3304 note. (2) If pursuant to subsection (a) the amendments specified in subsection (c) are made, those amendments shall take effect as of October 31, 1998, as if included in subsection (f) of section 3304 of title 5, United States Code, as enacted by section 2 of the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-339; 112 Stat. 3182). TITLE VI—MEMORIAL AFFAIRS MATTERS Subtitle A—American Battle Monuments Commission SEC. 601. CODIFICATION AND EXPANSION OF AUTHORITY FOR WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL. (a) CODIFICATION OF EXISTING AUTHORITY; EXPANSION OF AUTHORITY.—(1) Chapter 21 of title 36, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

  • '§2113. World War II memorial in the District of Columbia

"(a) SOLICITATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRIBUTIONS. — (1) Consistent with its authority under section 2103(e) of this title, the American Battle Monuments Commission shall soUcit and accept contributions for the World War II memorial. "(2) In this section, the term *World War II memorial' means the memorial authorized by Public Law 103-32 (40 U.S.C. 1003 note) to be established by the Commission on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor members of the Armed Forces who served in World War II and to commemorate the participation of the United States in that war. "(b) CREATION OF MEMORIAL FUND. —(1) There is hereby created in the Treasury a fund for the World War II memorial, which shall consist of the following: "(A) Amounts deposited, and interest and proceeds credited, under paragraph (2). "(B) Obligations obtained under paragraph (3). "(C) The amount of surcharges paid to the Commission for the World War II memorial under the World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins Act (31 U.S.C. 5112 note). "(D) Amounts borrowed using the authority provided under subsection (d). "(E) Any funds received by the Commission under section 2114 of this title in exchange for use of, or the right to use, any mark, cop5ndght or patent. "(2) The Chairman of the Commission shall deposit in the fund the amounts accepted as contributions under subsection (a). The Secretary of the Treasury shall credit to the fund the interest on, and the proceeds from sale or redemption of, obligations held in the fund. "(3) The Secretary of the Treasury shall invest any portion of the fund that, as determined by the Chairman, is not required to meet current expenses. Each investment shall be made in an interest-bearing obligation of the United States or an obligation guaranteed as to principal and interest by the United States that,