To amend the Peace Corps Act to allow former volunteers and officers and employees to use the seal, emblem, or name of Peace Corps on death announcements and grave stones.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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26 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. David Young and Rep. Albio Sires Introduce Bill to Honor Members of the Peace Corps”
— Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2017
Jan 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 267 (114th).
Mar 1, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 27, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1411 (116th).
Jun 25, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4188.
H.R. 1295 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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