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H.R. 3467: Remove the Stain Act

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Should the U.S. still count perpetrators of massacres among recipients of the nation’s highest military medal?

Context

On December 29, 1890, at least 146 Native Americans from the Sioux tribe were killed in a massacre committed by the U.S. Army.

In the nascent state of South Dakota, a group of Sioux advocated rejecting the customs of white people. The Army tried to arrest the tribal chief Sitting Bull and accidentally killed him in the process. With tensions high from the incident, a fight broke out two weeks ...

Sponsor and status

Denny Heck

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jun 25, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jun 25, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 25, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3467 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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