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Text of To restore the traditional day of observance of Memorial Day, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on June 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 3, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2225

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To restore the traditional day of observance of Memorial Day, and for other purposes.

1.

Restoration of traditional day of observance of Memorial Day

(a)

Designation of Legal Public Holiday

Section 6103(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking Memorial Day, the last Monday in May. and inserting the following:

Memorial Day, May 30.

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(b)

Observances and Ceremonies

Section 116 of title 36, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking The last Monday in May and inserting May 30; and

(2)

in subsection (b)

(A)

by striking and at the end of paragraph (3);

(B)

by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (5); and

(C)

by inserting after paragraph (3) the following:

(4)

calling on the people of the United States to observe Memorial Day as a day of ceremonies to show respect for United States veterans of wars and other military conflicts; and

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(c)

Display of Flag

(1)

Time and occasions for flag display

Section 6(d) of title 4, United States Code, is amended by striking the last Monday in May; and inserting May 30;.

(2)

National League of Families POW/MIA flag

Section 902(c)(1)(B) of title 36, United States Code, is amended by striking the last Monday in May and inserting May 30.