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.

Summary (CRS)

5/29/2006--Public Law.Respect for America's Fallen Heroes Act - Prohibits a demonstration on the property of a cemetery under the control of the National Cemetery Administration or on the property of ... Read more >


Mar 29, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 9, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 24, 2006
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 2006
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 29, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


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

Related Bills

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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

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