H.R. 5037 (109th): Respect for America’s Fallen Heroes Act


Mar 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 29, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 29, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-228


Mike Rogers

Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 26, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend titles 38 and 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain demonstrations at cemeteries under the control of the National Cemetery Administration and at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2779 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2006

S. 4042 (Related)
Military Funeral Demonstrations bill

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 2006

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5037” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 29, 2006
Passed House
May 9, 2006
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Passed Senate with Changes
May 24, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
May 24, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 29, 2006


205 cosponsors (106R, 99D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
May 9, 2006 7:10 p.m.
Passed 408/3

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