H.R. 1908 (105th): American Hero Protection Act


Jun 17, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Spencer Bachus III

Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 1997
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit performance of military honors and burial benefits to persons convicted of capital crimes.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/1997--Introduced.American Hero Protection Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in ... Read more >

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Jun 17, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1908”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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