H.R. 1892: Honoring Hometown Heroes Act

H.R. 1892 authorizes the governors of a state or, territory, or possession of the United States and the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder (public safety officer) working in such jurisdiction who dies while serving in the line of ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 4, 2017

Status:

Passed House on May 18, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 18, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Larson

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 22, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Apr 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 3, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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May 12, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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May 15, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 18, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1892 is 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.

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