S. 1044: World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013

Introduced:
May 23, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2014
Prognosis
14% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-123.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 2014.

Introduced
May 23, 2013
Reported by Committee
Nov 21, 2013
Passed Senate
Jun 05, 2014
On House Schedule
Jun 19, 2014
Passed House
Jun 23, 2014
Signed by the President
Jun 30, 2014
 
Sponsor
Robert “Rob” Portman
Junior Senator from Ohio
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jun 25, 2014
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 3078 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2012

H.R. 2175 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 29, 2014

 
Full Title

A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Summary

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Prognosis

14% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 23, 2014 6:57 p.m.
Passed 370/12

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Energy and Natural Resources

National Parks

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3/31/2014--Reported to Senate without amendment.
World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to install at the World War II memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on June 6, 1944, the morning of D-Day.
Bars the use of federal funds for the preparation or installation of the plaque or inscription, but permits the acceptance and expenditure of private contributions for such purpose.
Makes the Commemorative Works Act applicable to the design and placement of the plaque within the area of the World War II Memorial.

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