To direct the Secretary of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring the helicopter pilots and crewmembers who were killed while serving on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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49 Cosponsors (35 Republicans, 14 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cartwright Commends Arlington National Cemetery for Addition of Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument; Encourages Vietnam Veterans to Attend Dedication Ceremony”
— Rep. Matthew “Matt” Cartwright [D-PA8] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 6, 2018
“Amodei Congratulates Vietnam Helicopter Crew on Monument Designation in Arlington National Cemetery”
— Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2] (Sponsor) on Mar 15, 2017
Feb 6, 2017
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H.R. 877 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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