To amend title 36, United States Code, to encourage the nationwide observance of two minutes of silence each Veterans Day.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 23, 2013
Length: 2 pages
May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 23, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 13, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 995 (114th).
H.R. 2185 (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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