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H.R. 1424: Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act


To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of Veterans Affairs permits the display of Fallen Soldier Displays in national cemeteries.

Sponsor and status

Anthony Gonzalez

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 26, 2019
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Feb 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 7, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 7, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-106
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Victory for Northeast Ohio veterans: Gonzalez Battlefield Cross bill passes House
    — Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH16] (Sponsor) on Nov 12, 2019

Latta Votes to Ensure Veterans Receive Recognition and Benefits
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 12, 2019

Congressman Lamborn Votes in Support of 9 Veterans Bills
    — Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5] on Nov 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1424 will be negligible.

History

Feb 28, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 29, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 12, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 2019
 
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 7, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1424 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1424. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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