H.R. 6364 (112th): World War I Centennial Commission Act

Introduced:
Sep 10, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-272.
Sponsor
Ted Poe
Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 21, 2012
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 938 (Related)
Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 08, 2011

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.

Progress
Introduced Sep 10, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 10, 2012
Reported by Committee Dec 05, 2012
Passed House Dec 12, 2012
Passed Senate with Changes Dec 21, 2012
House Agreed to Changes Dec 31, 2012
Signed by the President Jan 14, 2013
 
Full Title

To establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to provide for the designation of memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Votes
On the Senate Amendment
Dec 31, 2012 6:22 p.m.
Passed 401/5

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (7D, 7R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

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1/14/2013--Public Law.
(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 21, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
World War I Centennial Commission Act - Establishes the World War I Centennial Commission to:
(1) plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I;
(2) encourage private organizations and state and local governments to organize and participate in such activities;
(3) facilitate and coordinate such activities throughout the United States;
(4) serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about centennial events and plans; and
(5) develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I.
Prohibits the obligation of federal funds to carry out this Act.

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