S. 2755: Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 6, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 16, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 16, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-156

Sponsor:

Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 11, 2016
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide Capitol-flown flags to the immediate family of firefighters, law enforcement officers, members of rescue squads or ambulance crews, and public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty.

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History

Apr 6, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 19, 2016
 
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.

May 10, 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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 16, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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