S.Res. 591 (112th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding Raymond Weeks and his efforts in the establishment of Veterans Day.

Nov 13, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Junior Senator from Alabama
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Nov 13, 2012
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This simple resolution was agreed to on November 13, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Nov 13, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Nov 13, 2012

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11/13/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.
Recognizes Birmingham, Alabama, as the home to the first and longest running celebration of Veterans Day.
Recognizes Raymond Weeks for his pioneering efforts in the establishment of Veterans Day.
Honors the sacrifices of, and pays tribute to, the men and women in uniform at home and overseas.

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