S. 409 (113th): A bill to add Vietnam Veterans Day as a patriotic and national observance.


Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2013--Introduced.Authorizes the President to annually issue a proclamation: (1) designating March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day, (2) honoring and recognizing the contributions of veterans who served in Vietnam during war ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 409”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (5R, 5D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Con.Res. 104 (Related)
Supporting the goals and ideals of Vietnam Veterans Day.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2014

H.Res. 533 (Related)
Expressing support for designation of a “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 2014

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