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§ 8301. Contributions for construction of World War II memorial in Washington, D.C.

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 103. World War II Memorial
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 8301
§ 8301. Contributions for construction of World War II memorial in Washington, D.C.
A. It is the intent of the Oklahoma Legislature to honor all individuals and specifically Oklahomans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War II, the many who died, and those who supported the war effort from home by committing to contribute to the construction of a World War II memorial to be located in Washington, D.C.
B. If funds are made available for such purpose, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide an amount of not less than Two Hundred Sixty-five Thousand Dollars ($265,000.00) to the World War II memorial, which represents approximately One Dollar ($1.00) for every person from Oklahoma who served in the war.
C. The Department may accept contributions of money on behalf of Oklahoma World War II veterans from veterans' organizations or other private organizations, entities, or persons to meet the state's commitment as set forth in subsection B of this section for the construction of the World War II memorial. The Department may request contributions from the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, the State Regents for Higher Education, the Department of Human Services, and any other state agency or public entity the Department deems appropriate.
D. The Department shall pay the money collected or credited for the purpose of the World War II memorial to the American Battle Monuments Commission for the construction of a memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who served in World War II.


Laws 2000, c. 284, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 8301, OK ST T. 74 § 8301
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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