A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to encourage the nationwide observance of two minutes of silence each Veterans Day.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2016.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Veterans Day Moment of Silence Legislation”
— Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] on Sep 28, 2016
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Apr 16, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 9, 2015
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 27, 2016
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 7, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 1004 (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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Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act, Pub. L. No. 114-240, S. 1004, 114th Cong. (2016).
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