H.R. 995: Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act

To amend title 36, United States Code, to encourage the nationwide observance of two minutes of silence each Veterans Day.

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Feb 13, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 13, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 13, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Stephen Lynch

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2015
Length: 2 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

See Instead:

S. 1004 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 7, 2016


Feb 13, 2015

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