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H.R. 1670 (114th): National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015

To direct the Architect of the Capitol to place in the United States Capitol a chair honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.

Sponsor and status

Stephen Lynch

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 29, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 29, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-147

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 885: National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015

Introduced on Mar 26, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Mar 26, 2015

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Dec 2, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Feb 1, 2016
Reported by House Committee on House Administration

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Mar 21, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

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Apr 14, 2016
Passed Senate

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Apr 29, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1670 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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