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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Republican.
Last Updated: May 11, 2016
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
Apr 6, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 19, 2016
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.
May 10, 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 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.
S. 2755 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2755. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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