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H.R. 1411: Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act

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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

Albio Sires

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Feb 27, 2019

Introduced on Feb 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 27, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Congressman Sires Joins Congressman Garamendis Bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act as Original Cosponsor
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] (Sponsor) on Jun 25, 2019

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2019

Amata Is an Original Cosponsor of the Bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] on Jun 25, 2019

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Feb 27, 2019

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