S. 1004: Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Sep 27, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on September 27, 2016 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

19% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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
 
Passed House

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.

 
Signed by the President

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