H.R. 864: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an “American World War II City”, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Feb 27, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
7% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Mike McIntyre
Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 27, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 27, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 27, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 27, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

47% chance of getting past committee.
7% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
53 cosponsors (39D, 14R) (show)
Committees

House Veterans' Affairs

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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2/27/2013--Introduced.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City" based on: (1) contributions to the war effort during World War II; and (2) efforts to preserve the history of such contributions, including preservation organizations or museums, restoration of World War II facilities, and recognition of World War II veterans.
Designates Wilmington, North Carolina, as the first such city.

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