This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 10-R4-1425 in the 2010 issue. Provides overview of commemorative commissions established to oversee the commemoration of a person or event by coordinating celebrations, scholarly events, public gatherings, and other activities, often to coincide with a milestone anniversary. Examines commemorative commissions created by statute since the 96th Congress, focusing on content of typical legislative language used to create commemorative commissions and how commemorative commissions are funded.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Government Division. Commemorative Commissions