To amend title 36, United States Code, to ensure that memorials commemorating the service of the United States Armed Forces may contain religious symbols, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 50th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2013
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on June 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Jan 24, 2012
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 290 (112th).
Apr 11, 2013
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Jun 6, 2013
Considered by National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jun 12, 2013
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H.R. 1497 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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